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The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), based in Atlanta, Georgia, is a federal public health agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. ATSDR serves the public by using the best science, taking responsive public health actions, and providing trusted health information to prevent harmful exposures and diseases related to toxic substances.

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Meet the Scientist: ATSDR’s Greg Zarus

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 [1986] and Zarus in Pine Lake, Georgia [2002]), 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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