Greenberg discusses environmental impacts of Keystone XL pipeline

Bloustein professor Michael R. Greenberg, author of The Environmental Impact Statement After Two Generations: Managing Environmental Power, was interviewed by Scientific American recently about the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), which forces agencies to consider the environmental consequences of their decisions, and the economic impact statement (EIS) developed for the possible expansion of the Keystone XL oil pipeline into the United States. TransCanada’s […]

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R/ECON event to review NJ’s real estate market, speed of economic recovery

On Friday, May 9, the Rutgers Economic Advisory Service (R/ECON)semiannual subscriber forecast and conference will examine the pace of New Jersey’s economic recovery and provide insight into aspects of the real estate market that are helping establish momentum for the state’s comeback.  R/ECON is presented by the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy […]

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Getting to know Jocelyn Elise Crowley

Jocelyn Elise Crowley, Ph.D. is a senior faculty fellow at the John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development with research interests in family policy and social policy in the United States. Dr. Crowley has been a professor at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University since 1999 and is a graduate […]

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Rutgers study finds after Hurricane Sandy, NJ residents support government mitigation, but not footing the bill

New Jersey residents who were surveyed four months after Hurricane Sandy battered the East Coast of the United States in October 2012 expressed strong support for government policies to reduce the likelihood of severe damage from future hurricanes, according to a study involving 875 residents published inRisk Analysis: An International Journal in April 2014. Researchers also […]

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Voorhees Transportation Center releases GASCAP model

The Bloustein School’s Alan M. Voorhees Transportation Center has released GASCAP — the Greenhouse-Gas Assessment Spreadsheet for CAPital Projects —a freely available Microsoft Excel based spreadsheet tool designed by VTC. This spreadsheet based tool allows users to estimate the life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions associated with transportation construction and maintenance projects. Both user-friendly and flexible, it is designed to estimate […]

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