The August 2014 water crisis in Toledo, Ohio, impacted Ohioans’ views of Lake Erie algae problems by increasing the attribution of blame of algae growth on crop and animal agriculture, as well as increasing the levels of reported fear and concern among citizens, said Brian Roe, an AEDE economist.
Brent Sohngen will present “Nutrient BMPs: Voluntary Incentives, Regulation, Free Markets - What Will It Take to Keep Ohio's Waters Clean?” on July 6 at 10 a.m. at the MORPC offices, 111 Liberty St., Suite 100, in Columbus. To read more click here.
The Voluntary Pollution Control (VPC) Workshop will be held at The Ohio State University’s Blackwell Hotel on May 20 and 21, 2012. The purpose of the workshop is to provide a forum for businesses, local governments, researchers in environmental economics and environmental policy-related disciplines to assess current knowledge and debate the latest research on the determinants, effects, and effectiveness of VPC programs. Abdoul Sam of AEDE and Carmen Carrion-Flores of Binghamton University organized the event.