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- George Hawkins General Manager, D.C. Water and Sewer Authority; former head of the D.C. Department of the Environment
- Marc Edwards Professor of Civil and Environment Engineering, Virginia Tech University
- Yanna Lambrinidou Professor, Department of Science and Technology Studies, Virginia Tech University
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