Environmental Researchers to Discuss “When Green is Mean” at University of Michigan

For Immediate Release
Friday, Jan. 25, 2008

Contact: Isaac Morehouse
Director of Campus Leadership
Students for a Free Economy

MIDLAND — Two environmental researchers will discuss the unintended impact of government environmental regulations Wednesday night at the University of Michigan.

Donald R. Leal and Brandon Scarborough of the Property and Environmental Research Center will discuss their research on the failures of government regulations on Great Lakes fisheries and water use. Leal is the author of numerous books and articles, and has had papers published in the Columbia Journal of Environmental Law, the Harvard Journal of Public Policy and the Journal of Policy Analysis. Scarborough is a research fellow with PERC and author of “Saving Our Streams: Harnessing Water Markets.” The talk is open to the public and scheduled from 7-8:30 p.m. on Jan. 30 in the Great Lakes Central Room in Palmer Commons. A question-and-answer session will follow.

The event is sponsored by Students for a Free Economy and the U of M College Libertarians.



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