Archives for "Environmental Protection Agency"
EPA honors for leadership in renewable energy use

Friday, November 3, 2006 4:23 pm

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Bates College for its leading role in the use of electricity from renewable sources, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has announced.

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.

Bates students successful in bid to reduce acid rain

Sunday, April 29, 2001 2:35 pm

The Bates College Planeteers, a group of Bates environmental economics students, have successfully purchased an emissions permit good for one ton of sulfur dioxide in the 2001 Acid Rain Allowance Auction held annually by the Chicago Board of Trade.