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After cutting value of life, EPA ditching the term

... The government uses dollar amounts for lives when trying to weigh the costs and benefits of regulating such things as pollution, but it has proven politically and emotionally charged. Now, the Environmental Protection Agency wants to ... us… more »

Report Shows Brownfied Redevelopment in Cities Leads to More Jobs, Increased Tax Revenue - 99 Cities Surveyed on the Merits of Recycling America's Land

On November 9, 2010 the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) unveiled a national brownfields report, entitled Recycling America’s Land: A National Report on Brownfields Redevelopment (1993 – 2010). This new report estimates the progress 99 cities have made… 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 »

Berkeley Lab Report Shows that Installed Cost of Solar Photovoltaic Systems in the U.S. Began Steep Decline in 2010

Environmental Energy Technologies Division researchers at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have released a new study on the installed costs of solar photovoltaic (PV) power systems in the U.S., showing that… more »