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Libby Lecture in Natural Resource Policy: Improving Water Quality: Are Economics and the Environment Always at Odds?

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

The third annual Libby Lecture in Natural Resource Policy presents

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

Dr. Catherine L. Kling

Tisch University Professor in the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
Faculty Director at the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future at Cornell University
Member of the National Academy of Sciences

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.

The annual Libby Lecture in Natural Resource Policy was established with a gift from Lawrence W. Libby ‘62 and Lois Murdock Libby ‘63. The annual lecture is a collaborative event hosted by the College of Natural Sceinces, Forestry, and Agriculture, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

For more For more information about the lecture, our speaker, or to request a disability accommodation, call 207.581.1212, email libby-lecture-group@maine.edu, or visit umaine.edu/libbylecture.

 

Venue

McIntire Room, Buchanan Alumni House
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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