CRRA Names Peter W. Egan Director of Operations & Environmental Affairs
HARTFORD, Conn. – Peter W. Egan has been named director of operations and environmental affairs for the Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority.
Egan had been CRRA’s director of environmental affairs and development since 2001, and in February 2010 he added the title of acting director of operations. On March 24, Michael J. Jarjura, chair of CRRA’s Human Resources & Organizational Synergy Committee, announced Egan would fill the combined role permanently.
In his new role, Egan will add responsibility for CRRA’s trash-to-energy systems, recycling systems and other business objectives. He also is responsible for CRRA’s environmental strategy and environmental regulatory compliance.
Prior to joining CRRA, Egan was with Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc., a nationally recognized hazardous waste management company headquartered in Braintree, Mass., where he served in various facility and corporate environmental regulatory compliance positions, most recently as director of regulatory affairs.
Egan holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and a master’s degree in hazardous materials management from Tufts University. He is president of the Southington High School Girls Lacrosse Booster club and has been involved in that town’s youth lacrosse program for many years. He is also a member of the Solid Waste Association of North America and the Northeast Recycling Council.
Egan and his wife Beth live in Southington with their children Gretchen and Benjamin.
The Connecticut Resources Recovery Authority is a quasi-public agency whose mission is to work for – and in – the best interests of the municipalities of the state of Connecticut. CRRA develops and implements environmentally sound solutions and best practices for solid waste disposal and recycling management on behalf of municipalities. CRRA serves 96 Connecticut cities and towns. CRRA also runs award-winning sustainability education programs through the CRRA Trash Museum in Hartford and Garbage Museum in Stratford. Computer users can also discuss CRRA at its blog,