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A Test of Proximity as a Proxy for Environmental Exposure in Hedonic Models

Abstract: This paper draws on a conjoint choice experiment conducted in parallel with a hedonic property value study to test specific hypotheses about the convergence of distance-based and stated-preference-based measures of economic impact. Distance to… more »

Evaluation Reports for the Hudson River dredging project

On March 8, 2010, EPA and General Electric Company (GE) released the final version of their respective Phase 1 Evaluation Reports for the Hudson River dredging project. The Phase 1 Evaluation Reports replaced draft versions of the reports exchanged in mi… more »

EPA Enters Fifth Season of PCB Dredging in New Bedford Harbor

In the coming weeks EPA will once again conduct full scale dredging operations to clean up PCB-contaminated sediment in New Bedford Harbor. This year’s dredging will take place in the cove between Sawyer Street and Coffin Avenue in New Bedford. Work i… more »

Agreements boost Kalamazoo River cleanup; $21 million Plainwell project begins

Cleanup of the Kalamazoo River is one step closer, thanks to two legal agreements between U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the State of Michigan and two of the companies responsible for PCB contamination. One agreement, between EPA, Michigan, Geo… more »