Albert F. (Al) Appleton Appleton
Albert F. (Al) Appleton is an international environmental consultant with interlocking expertise in water resource and utility management, watershed protection, and infrastructure and public finance. His consulting work on water resource management and sustainable development spans six continents. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Cooper Union (NYC), teaching the economics of sustainability and focusing on developing investment strategies for green energy, green jobs and regional environmental restoration. He is also a Director of Revett Minerals Inc., a western mining company that is profitably reorganizing its operations around green mining practices. During the early 1990s, he pioneered groundbreaking and cost saving innovations in water resource management such as the internationally acclaimed Catskill watershed protection program, while serving as Commissioner of the NYC Department of Environmental Protection and Director of the NYC Water and Sewer System.