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West Virginia University (WVU) study: Marcellus shale has potential for 'significant' economic development in West Virginia

The development of the Marcellus shale play in West Virginia has the potential for significant economic development for the state, according to a new report from the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics, Bureau of Business and Econ… more »

The Private Market for Brownfield Properties

Abstrat: This study examines land sales over a 10-year period—1990 to 2000—in one southwest Baltimore industrial district—Carroll Camden—to determine the effect of land contamination on property sales and sales price. I tracked all sales, selling price,… more »

Preliminary Stated-Preference Research on the Impact of LUST Sites on Property Values: Focus Group Results

Abstract: The purpose of this research effort is to examine the feasibility of designing a stated preference instrument to elicit the public’s willingness-to-pay (WTP) for remediation of leaking underground storage tank (LUST) sites (or perhaps preventio… more »

Oceana: Offshore Wind Power Will Create More Jobs and Produce Cheaper, Cleaner Energy off the U.S. Atlantic Coast than Offshore Oil & Gas

As the high costs of heavy U.S. reliance on fossil fuels become clear, Oceana urges policymakers to invest more in the development of cheaper renewable energy choices. An Oceana analysis released on September 28, 2010 finds that offshore wind potential… more »