Ga. Tech Architecture Professor Testifies Before House Subcommittee

Dr. Nancey Green Leigh Shares Insight on EPA

Dr. Nancey Green Leigh, a professor of City and Regional Planning at the Georgia Institute of Technology's College of Architecture, testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, February 14, 2008.

Her remarks focused on the unintended consequences of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), and how brownfields affect prospects for urban revitalization.

The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the world's premier research universities. Ranked seventh among U.S. News & World Report's top public universities and the eighth best engineering and information technology university in the world by Shanghai Jiao Tong University's Academic Ranking of World Universities, Georgia Tech’s more than 20,000 students are enrolled in its Colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Management and Sciences. Tech is among the nation's top producers of women and minority engineers. The Institute offers research opportunities to both undergraduate and graduate students and is home to more than 100 interdisciplinary units plus the Georgia Tech Research Institute.