About Us


Nancy Larson, B.S. environmental health, R.S. – director – located at K-State Research and Extension Office in Wichita. Experienced in nearly all areas of environmental health, air quality and hazardous waste regulations, multimedia pollution prevention and food recovery. Provides services to industrial coating, aerospace and other industrial sectors, as well as healthcare institutions and communities.

E-mail: nlarson@ksu.edu

Arthur Fink, B.S. biological and agricultural engineering – pollution prevention specialist – located in Manhattan. Experienced in soil and groundwater remediation, wastewater regulations, and solid waste regulations, specifically those involving waste organics. Provides services to a variety of small industrial, commerical, and agricultural businesses.

E-mail: arthurf@ksu.edu

Lynelle Ladd, B.S. biology – pollution prevention specialist - located at K-State Research and Extension Office in Olathe. Experienced in air quality permits, environmental compliance monitoring and pollution prevention. Leads the P2 intern program and provides compliance assistance to small businesses and industrial sectors.

E-mail: lladd@ksu.edu

Leena Divakar, B. Tech Agricultural Engineering, Ph. D. Integrated Water Resources Management –Pollution Prevention Specialist- Located in Manhattan. Experienced in water resources management, water quality, and water regulations. Provides environmental compliance and pollution prevention services to institutional, industrial and agricultural sectors. Assists in pollution prevention Intern Programs.

E-mail: leenadivakar@k-state.edu

Allison Crowther, B.S. chemical engineering – engineering technician – located in Manhattan. Experienced in pollution prevention strategies, particularly with respect to food processors. Provides technical and compliance assistance to small businesses and assists with Pollution Prevention Intern Program and other compliance related projects.

E-mail: acrowthe@ksu.edu

Abigail Crouse, B.A. Public Relations and Graphic Design – graphic designer – located in Manhattan. Experienced in communications, graphic design, marketing and public relations. Provides graphic design support to PPI.

E-mail: acrouse@ksu.edu


K-State Pollution Prevention Institute
(800) 578-8898 | sbeap@ksu.edu
2323 Anderson Ave., Suite 300, Manhattan, KS 66506