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Improving Water Quality: Are Economics and the Environment Always at Odds?

September 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences present the Third Annual Libby Lecture.

“Improving Water Quality: Are Economics and the Environment Always at Odds?,” a talk by Dr. Catherine L. Kling, will describe trends in water quality and the benefits and costs of regulations associated with the Clean Water Act. This will be followed by a discussion of the gaps in knowledge needed for a more accurate understanding of the efficiency of water quality regulations.

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Catherine L. Kling is a member of the National Academy of Sciences, chair of the academy’s Water Science and Technology Board and has been a member of six National Research Council studies. She served as president of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, has held editorial positions at ten economics journals, and is an elected Fellow of multiple environmental economics associations. In addition to a long list of other accolades, Dr. Kling served ten years on the EPA Science Advisory Board.

The annual Libby Lecture in Natural Resource Policy was established with a gift from Lawrence W. Libby ‘62 and Lois Murdock Libby ‘63. This event is free and open to the public.

Details

Date:
September 19
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Venue

Buchanan Alumni House
160 College Ave.
Orono, ME 04469 United States