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The role of economics and integrated modeling for sustainability science
Dr. Elena Irwin giving the Keynote address at the 2019 Heartland Conference.

In The Press

February 18, 2020
We’ve come a long way in Ohio since the 1960s, when the Cuyahoga River famously burned. The pollutants that create smog have been reduced dramatically through regulation and restructuring of our economy away from heavy industry. Although work remains to reduce some forms of water pollution, water quality has improved as a result of regulation of industries and cities.