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Four Duquesne Alumni Selected Among State’s Environmental 40 Under 40

Four graduates of Duquesne University were chosen as outstanding young environmental leaders by the Pennsylvania Environmental Council.

In celebration of the council’s 40th anniversary, it honored the DU graduates and other notable emerging leaders with 40 Under 40 awards.

The Duquesne alumni chosen from among more than 100 environmental professionals and volunteers nominees statewide were:

  • Lindsay Baxter, Pittsburgh, M.S. Environmental Science and Management, sustainability coordinator for the Office of Mayor Luke Ravenstahl. As the City of Pittsburgh’s first sustainability coordinator, she works with all city departments as well as community outreach.
  • Maureen Copeland, Pittsburgh, Masters of Environmental Science and Management, community programs manager of GTECH Strategies, Pittsburgh. Copeland works with the community to transform vacant lots into productive green spaces.
  • Danielle Crumrine, Pittsburgh, M.S. Science in Education, executive director Friends of Pittsburgh Urban Forest. She fosters relationships to help achieve healthier, happier communities.
  • Brad Waldron, Moon Township, M.S. Environmental Science and Management, vice president, Novel Geo-Environmental LLC. The company provides environmental and geotechnical engineering consulting.

Lead by President and Chief Executive Officer Paul M. King, who previously served as director of environmental health and safety at Duquesne, the council is a leading environmental organization in the state.

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