EEM Alumni Spotlight: Katie Starr ’16

I have another Environmental Economics & Management (EEM) graduate Q&A for you, this one from a more recent graduate, Katie Starr, who graduated just this past December, 2016. Katie, where do you currently work, what’s your job title, and what … Continue reading

EEM Alumni Spotlight: Jonathon Giuffria ’12

Let’s try something new with a Q&A from an EEM grad! Today we feature Jonathon Giuffria, one of our earlier Environmental Economics and Management (EEM) majors, class of 2012. Jonathon has been nice enough to answer a few questions about … Continue reading

What does your dog doo in the cemetery?

The Dispatch reports that the city of Starkville is struggling with how to handle dog waste in the city’s cemeteries. Starkville aldermen will let the city’s informal cemetery board decide recommendations on how to curb a growing trend of irresponsible … Continue reading

China’s war on pollution

(NY Times) In the first 4 months of 2014, China has imposed more than $1.7 million in fines against polluters. Zhong Chonglei, an environmental official, told the state-run China News Service that the amount of the fines was double from the … Continue reading

Hey New York! We evaluated a similar idea here in MS…

John Whitehead of env-econ.net posted this on his blog today: Beware when federal officials request innovative ideas Here is another innovative idea, don’t subsidize risky living: A string of artificial islands off the coast of New Jersey and New York could … Continue reading

New sulfur regulations to increase gas and automobile prices

From the New York Times, the EPA will soon force oil refiners to remove all sulfur from gasoline.  The Environmental Protection Agency plans to unveil a major new regulation on Monday that forces oil refiners to strip out sulfur, a smog-forming pollutant … Continue reading