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EPA Conference on Market Mechanisms and Incentives for Environmental Policy -- May 1 - 2, 2003
Release Date: 04/29/2003
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(04/29/03) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Center for Environmental Economics and National Center for Environmental Research will present a two-day workshop on “Market Mechanisms and Incentives: Applications to Environmental Policy.” EPA Administrator Christine Todd Whitman will give the keynote address on Thursday, May 1, from 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., discussing Clear Skies and the potential for use of market-based approaches to pollution control in new areas. On Friday, May 2, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., Nobel Laureate Vernon Smith will give a luncheon address on the use of experimental economics for market-oriented environmental management.
In conference sessions, EPA economic researchers will discuss the implications of market mechanisms and incentives research for federal, state and local environmental policy. EPA researchers and grantees from EPA’s Science To Achieve Results (STAR) program will present research on market-based approaches for water, carbon, and sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides. There will also be a panel discussion led by Tracy Mehan, Assistant Administrator for EPA's Office of Water, and Jeffery Holmstead, Assistant Administrator for EPA's Office of Air.
- WHAT: Market Mechanisms and Incentives: Applications to Environmental Policy
WHEN: May 1 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
May 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.
WHO: EPA Administrator Christie Todd Whitman
Nobel Laureate Vernon Smith
Tracy Mehan, Assistant Administrator for EPA's Office of Water
Jeffrey Holmstead, Assistant Administrator for EPA's Office of Air
More information regarding the EPA Market Mechanisms and Incentives research program is available at: http://es.epa.gov/ncer/science/economics/ and https://www.epa.gov/opei/. Journalists may register by contacting Estella Waldman, STAR communications director at (202) 564-6722. Other registrants may contact Tina Conley, (202) 564-3209 or firstname.lastname@example.org.