Multimedia Pollution Regulation and Environmental Performance: EPA’s Cluster Rule
In 1998, the US Environmental Protection Agency implemented the Cluster Rule, its first integrated regulation, to mitigate both air and water pollution from the pulp and paper industry, where emissions and discharges are closely linked. This paper compares the agency’s estimated pollution reductions to an assessment based on the rule’s actual results and draws conclusions for both regulatory impact and retrospective analyses in general.
Resources Radio — Jan 10, 2023
Does Cap and Trade Exacerbate Environmental Injustice in California?, with Danae Hernández-Cortés
Danae Hernández-Cortés discusses how California’s cap-and-trade program affects levels of air pollution in environmental justice communities.
Media Highlight — Dec 15, 2022
Scientific American: "How Water Cycles Can Help Prevent Disastrous Floods and Droughts"
A journal article coauthored by Fellow Hannah Druckenmiller on the economic benefits of wetlands is covered in this story by Scientific American.
Resources Magazine — Oct 19, 2022
Air Pollution Exposure in New York City Schools
Beia Spiller discusses how community-engaged research produces new knowledge, informs policymaking, and benefits communities that are engaged in the research.