Overall, the members of Environmental Protection’s 2008 Environmental Roundtable expect economic advances in the environmental industry, especially in the water treatment and air pollution control sectors. That’s the story these 14 environmental executives told us at our annual roundtable on August 28, and they’re sticking to it. To be sure, our experts have some concerns, including the challenges that many corporations experience in the face of uncertain regulatory controls on greenhouse gases. Generally speaking, however, they predict strong growth related to many sectors, such as alternative energy development and technology that promotes sustainability. In this article, they explain why and share their forecasts on other issues affecting the environmental industry.