Mathy Stanislaus is Assistant Administrator in EPA’s Office of Land and Emergency Management (OLEM). Mr. Stanislaus is leading the EPA’s efforts to advance sustainable materials management, an approach to integrate a life cycle based approach that links environmental and economic outcomes. This effort has led to the establishment of an international alliance with G7 countries, the World Economic Forum and Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Mr. Stanislaus and his office hosted the nation’s first US summit in 2014 on food waste with key stakeholders within the food system. This effort is an extension of EPA and USDA’s recent announcement to reduce food loss and waste in half by 2030 and will lead to a national action plan in to be shared Spring 2016.
(optional) Mr. Stanislaus also leads EPA’s programs that revitalizes communities through the cleanup and redevelopment of contaminated sites under Superfund, Brownfields and Resources Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) programs. The office also advances issues related to emergency response and preparedness and oversees programs intended to prevent and clean up releases from underground storage tanks.