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The Phosphorus Paradox
January 7, 2015

This is the story of phosphorus, the first element isolated and discovered by modern science.

January 31, 2014

A multi-pronged, systems approach to solving water pollution caused by nutrients in the environment is the focus of a new center housed in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.

Matthew Royer
April 9, 2013

Matthew Royer, an environmental attorney, with experience working for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, has been named as the new director of the Penn State Agriculture and Environment Center, in the College of Agricultural Sciences.

October 3, 2012

This seminar series brings in speakers on a wide range of topics related to energy and environmental economics. Past seminar topics include climate change decision making under uncertainty; willingness to pay for renewable energy; international trade and the environment; fire suppression and land use; border costs and the penetration of wind energy; and experimental markets for ecosystem services.

August 21, 2012

Rick Horan, Michigan State and Jim Shortle, Penn State are the 2012 Boggess Award Winners for their paper, Economic and Ecological Rules for Water Quality Trading which was published in the February 2011 issue of JAWRA.

Students recently attended a panel discussion related to careers in Marcellus Shale gas development.
May 21, 2012

The Marcellus Shale natural gas play is having a significant impact on Pennsylvania's economy, and Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences is helping to position students to benefit from associated employment opportunities.

November 10, 2010

Penn State alumna Victoria Kilbert dove head first into the job market and resurfaced in the Chesapeake Bay. Sort of.