SFS COLLOQUIUM: Dr. Richard “Max” Melstrom discusses ways to estimate the economic damage of an oil spill on the Great Lakes.

How do you put a price on the damage caused by an oil spill on the Great Lakes? On September 12, Dr. Richard “Max” Melstrom of Loyola University Chicago will visit the UWM School of Freshwater Sciences to discuss a recent study that estimates the potential economic damages caused by a worst-case oil spill in the Straits of Mackinac.
For a link to the draft report containing the material presented by Dr. Melstrom, please click HERE.