Sam Lovell

Project Manager

Work

Areas of expertise:
Environmental health, lead exposure, communications, and project management.

Sam is a project manager for the Health Program. In this role, she supports EDF’s work protecting public health from toxic chemical exposure and air pollution by using research and partnerships to strengthen policies and practices.

Background

Prior to EDF, Sam worked at the U.S. Green Building Council on the major conference and events team and at Oceana supporting communications and legislative efforts on illegal fishing and seafood fraud. She received a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies and Creative Writing from Colby College.

Publications

American University and EDF, (2020). “Lead Pipes and Environmental Justice: A study of lead pipe replacement in Washington, DC,” Washington, DC.

McCormick, L., Lovell, S., et al. (2018). “Putting Children First: Tackling Lead in Water in Child Care Facilities,” Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, DC.

Lovell, S., Johnson, A.E., Ramdeen, R. & McClenachan, L. (2018). Shifted baselines and the policy placebo effect in conservation. Oryx , 54 (3), 383-391. http://dx.doi.org/10.5751/ES-07585-200231

Neltner, T., Maffini, M., Lovell, S. & Harvey, Michelle. (2017). “Lead in food: A hidden health threat,” Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, DC.

McCormick, L., Lovell, S., and Neltner, T. (2017). “Grading the Nation: State Disclosure Policies for Lead Pipes,” Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, DC.