Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Hear what brought Tony Russo back to New Jersey

Tony Russo may be new to the position of Executive Vice President - Government Affairs and Communications - at the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey, but he is anything but new to environmental regulations and legislation in the Garden State.

Tony has been actively involved for more than 20 years in shaping environmental policy. He started out with the NJDEP and expanded his knowledge by working for two private consulting firms and then, most notably, for the Chemistry Council of New Jersey. After a stint spent learning how lobbying works in D. C., he's returned to Trenton where he directs CIANJ's government relations office.

In our newest EnviroPolitics Podcast episode, Tony recalls the path he's followed to his new position. He discusses why he returned to New Jersey from Washington, what his new job is all about, some of the special events the CIANJ offers, and what environmental issues its members find to be of paramount importance.

If you have an interest in the environment, politics, trade associations, business or lobbying, you'll enjoy this episode. Click the triangle inside the circle below to launch the interview.

Tony is the first of what we hope will be a long line of energy and environment experts with whom we'll be speaking in future episodes of the EnviroPolitics Podcast. Is there someone you'd like to hear us interview?

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