Archives for "Environmental Economics"
Econ 222 retires nine tons' worth of sulfur dioxide permits

Tuesday, March 30, 2004 2:00 pm

In 2001, 2002 and 2003, at the rate of one permit per year, students in the "Environmental Economics" course at Bates bought and retired government permits for the atmospheric release of a pollutant that causes acid rain.

Students retire pollution permit worth one ton of sulfur dioxide

Thursday, April 24, 2003 10:19 am

For the third year, students in the 200-level "Environmental Economics" course at Bates have successfully bid on and purchased a government permit for the atmospheric release of a ton of sulfur dioxide (SO2), a pollutant that causes acid rain.