U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Director, Applied Science and Education Division
Dr. Bloomer has served as a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) scientist for almost 25 years. Using his expertise in domestic and global air quality, climate, and energy issues, Dr. Bloomer has contributed to many substantial environmental policy successes including EPA’s Acid Rain Program reducing emissions from US fossil fired power plants. Dr. Bloomer currently serves as the Director of the Applied Science and Education Division in the Office of Research and Development where he facilitates extramural air, climate, chemical toxicity research and the development of the next generation of environmental professionals through environmental fellowship programs. He has an M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Maryland’s Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, and his continued research involves investigating energy systems, air quality, weather and climate change relationships.