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CUA Law Alumna Set To Head EPA’s Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention Office

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CUA Law alumna Alexandra Dapolito Dunn '94 is set to be nominated by President Trump to head the EPA's Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention Office

EPA Region 1 Administrator Alexandra Dapolito Dunn, who was appointed to her current post in November, has deep roots working at nonpartisan environmental organizations and academia. Before becoming the agency’s top official for New England, Dunn served as executive director and general counsel for the Environmental Council of States. Before then, she occupied the same role at the Association of Clean Water Administrators, which represents state water officials across the country.

Dunn has taught environmental law at Pace University, where she served as its dean of environmental law programs, and as an adjunct professor at Catholic University’s Columbus School of Law and American University’s Washington College of Law.

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