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Taking Stock of New York City's Water


for Members

Taking Stock of New York City's Water

Thursday, May 15, 2008

New York University, The Kimmel Center for Student Life

Presented By

Presented by Environmental Sciences Section


Will the innovative 1997 Watershed Agreement succeed in protecting New York City's drinking water into the future? Three new ground-breaking studies take stock of the Agreement's performance. They report on water quality in the watershed; implementation of watershed protection measures; and the Agreement's impacts on the upstate economy.

Speakers: Cathleen Breen, Watershed Protection Coordinator, New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG); Joan Hoffman, PhD, Professor of Economics, John Jay College of Criminal Justice; Bernard W. Sweeney, PhD, Director, Stroud Water Research Center

Moderator: Mirele B. Goldsmith, PhD