Committee Info


Environment and Public Works

Jurisdiction: Air pollution; Construction and maintenance of highways; Environmental aspects of Outer Continental Shelf lands; Environmental effects of toxic substances, other than pesticides; Environmental policy; Environmental research and development; Fisheries and wildlife; Flood control and improvements of rivers and harbors, including environmental aspects of deepwater ports; Noise pollution; Nonmilitary environmental regulation and control of nuclear energy; Ocean dumping; Public buildings and improved grounds of the United States generally, including Federal buildings in the District of Columbia; Public works, bridges, and dams; Regional economic development; Solid waste disposal and recycling; Water pollution; Water resources.

Hi, I'm Jordan Andrews, and I'm a freshman in the College of Arts and Sciences. My major is Political Science, and I intend to minor in French and Public Policy. As I am from Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, this will be my first time participating in Penn Model Congress. Outside of MC, I serve as a New Student Representative on the Undergraduate Assembly branch of student government, and I am a health, education, and welfare policy researcher for the Wharton Public Policy Initiative Student Group. I am also in the Civic Scholars Program, and I participate in the Francophone Community Partnership with Lea Elementary School. If you have any questions about Penn, student organizations, or the conference, feel free to contact me at I look forward to a wonderful conference this year!

Hi everyone! My name is Rachel Baum, I知 a Freshman in the College of Arts and Sciences and I知 a Deputy Chief of Staff for PennMC. I am pursuing a major in Biology and Computer Science. I participated in PennMC and YaleMC for three years and was the president of my school痴 Model Congress club. I知 from Syosset, New York. Outside of Model Congress, I知 a tutor for the West Philadelphia Tutoring Project, I知 in the Civic Scholars program and I知 a member of Penn痴 Pop and Jazz a cappella group, Penn Counterparts. Feel free to contact me with any questions about the conference, model congress in general or anything relating to college life/Penn life. My email is I look forward to seeing you all at our 20th conference!


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