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Posted: December 3, 2007
Well-known Washington environmental editor and reporter joins nanotechnology project
(Nanowerk News) Colin Finan, former Managing Editor of Environmental Policy Alert and Associate Editor of InsideEPA.com, is the new Public Affairs and Policy Associate at the Wilson Center's Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies. As a journalist covering environment and energy issues, Finan regularly reported on nanotechnology regulatory and research topics for Inside Washington Publishers (IWP). With over 70 editors and reporters, IWP is a prominent source of behind-the-scenes coverage of federal policy in environment, defense, health care, trade and energy matters.
Finan is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he was Managing Editor of the university's independent daily student newspaper. In addition to IWP, he worked as a writer and reporter for various newspapers and magazines in New Mexico, New York, and Illinois.
The Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies is an initiative launched by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and The Pew Charitable Trusts in 2005. It is dedicated to helping business, government and the public anticipate and manage possible health and environmental implications of nanotechnology.