Arlington Conservation Council Presentation, May 5, 2021 6:30 to 8PM
Presenter: Kris Russell on DFW’s Sustainability Journey
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DESCRIPTION: DFW has proven that sustainability is good for business and have established a successful track record of reducing emissions, lowering operating costs, and driving economic value, all of which led us to become the first North American airport (and largest in the world) to achieve Carbon Neutral Status. DFW recognizes our vital role in protecting natural resources for our community now and into the future – Climate Action is one of the key pillars of our sustainability strategy intended to protect our air, land, and water.
BIO - KRIS RUSSELL is the Sustainability Program Manager at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport responsible for the Sustainability, Climate Protection, and Zero Waste programs. He received a B.S. in Conservation Biology from the University of Texas at Austin and a M.S. in Environmental Science from the University of North Texas. In addition to over 20 years of aviation industry experience with DFW Airport, his resume includes work for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Science Policy and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Kris serves as a U.S. Airport representative on the Airport Carbon Accreditation Program Global Task Force along with roles as1Chair of the Airport Council International [North America] Environmental Affairs Committee International Affairs Working Group and expert panel chair in The National Academies Airport Cooperative Research Program in Washington D.C