influential, and courageous speakers on the
environmental crises facing the nation. One of the
founders of the Environmental Protection Agency, he
has served as chief investigator for hazardous sites and
assistant director of hazardous site control.
Mr. Kaufman's investigations and congressional testimony led to the exposure of the 1978 Love Canal case
and more than 1,000 other contamination cases. In 1982
and 1983, Mr. Kaufman's congressional testimony led
to the removal of Ann Burford as head of the EPA
and the imprisonment of Rita Lavelle, her assistant
As a leading environmental expert, Mr. Kaufman is
often quoted by the national and international press,
and has appeared on "60 Minutes," the "Today Show,"
and "Good Morning America." His appearances on
international television include two recent British documentaries on environmental issues.
Before joining the EPA, Mr. Kaufman was a captain in
the U.S. Air Force, He earned his bachelor's and
master's degrees in engineering from George Washington University. Currently, Mr. Kaufman is assistant to
the director of the Hazardous Site Control Division at
EPA headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Please join us for what is sure to be an enlightening
evening. Mr. Kaufman's presentation will begin at 7:00
p.m., preceded by a 5:30 reception and 6:00 dinner.
Your dinner reservation may be made by filling out and
returning the enclosed coupon.