Economics Professor Explores Impact of Superfund Budget Cuts on Public Health and Property Value

The Conversation | Associated Press | EconoTimes | SFGate
June 1st, 2017 by 


President Trump’s 2018 budget proposal calls for a 30 percent cut to Superfund — the federal program responsible for funding the cleanup of sites contaminated with hazardous waste in the United States. In an article published by The Conversation, Katherine Kiel, professor of economics at the College of the Holy Cross and author of several studies on Superfund sites, offers her expertise on the relationship between toxic cleanups and property value, as well as public health.

“Slower cleanups will leave more people exposed to harm from toxic chemicals and will hurt adjoining communities by lowering property values and impacting future development,” Kiel writes for The Conversation.

Read the full article on The Conversation website.

Since appearing in The Conversation, Kiel’s piece was picked up by the EconoTimes, SFGate, and the Associated Press, running in dozens of news publications across the country.

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