Lynda Deschambault

Environmental Scientist

Lynda Deschambault holds a dual degree in Chemistry/Soil Science and an M.B.A. in Management/Marketing. After 20 years of service, she recently retired from the United States Environmental Protection Agency as an Environmental Scientist experienced with the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and the Community Right to Know Program. She spent several years as a project manager cleaning up contaminated Superfund sites in California. Deschambault often focused her efforts on working with schools, tribes and environmental justice communities. She participated in two overseas activities in African third world countries with the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP). 

As Co-founder of Generation Green, Deschambault initiated the Contra Costa County Climate Leaders (4CL) Program, providing outreach tools and assistance to local government decision makers to address climate change. Deschambault also served as an elected official to the Town of Moraga for four years and held the position of Mayor in 2008.



EPA Then and Now

February 1, 2018
It was in 1970, under President Nixon, that the Environmental Protection Agency was founded. While the Agency enjoyed tremendous bipartisan...