Common Tragedies

Thoughts on Environmental Economics

Private research sentence of the day

Posted by Rich Sweeney on January 30, 2008

Indeed, the original identification of PCB contamination of the Hudson River did not come from the government but from a study by Sports Illustrated magazine that included data on striped bass collected from the river by a private citizen, Robert H. Boyle.

From a worrying op-ed in today’s NYTimes on new NYC proposals to require permits for “environmental sensors”.

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