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What do Actor Clint Eastwood and Environmental Scientist Greg Zarus have in common? Both made successful forays into local government, each serving as mayor (Eastwood in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California  and Zarus in Pine Lake, Georgia ), both advocate environmental protection, and both have enjoyed diversity in their respective careers.
In addition to having been a mayor, Greg has been a consultant engineer, a HAZMAT (hazardous materials) responder, a college professor, an environmental health scientist, and a voluntary United States Coast Guard Auxiliarist.
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