2013 Green Lecture Series:

The Anomaly of Mining:Treasure and Tears

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Date & Time:  Tuesday, November 5, 7:00—8:30 pm

Location:  135 Fisher Hall, Michigan Tech

Time:  7:00-8:30 pm; enjoy coffee & dessert after

Cost:   FREE

The lecture will be presented by Dr. Thomas Power who will discuss findings from his recent report, The Economic Impacts of a Renewal of  Copper Mining on the Western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The study is available at:  http://www.folkminingeducation.info/

About Dr. Thomas Power:

Dr. Power received his PhD in Economics from Princeton University. Dr. Power has been associated with the Economics Department at the University of Montana since 1968. He served as the Chair of the Economics Department from 1978 to 2008.  In 2008 he retired from teaching and university administration, but remains active as a Research Professor.  His teaching, research, and publications have focused on Natural Resource Economics and the intersection between natural resources and regional economic vitality and well-being.  

Cosponsored by Friends of the Land of Keweenaw (FOLK); Lake Superior Stewardship Initiative; Michigan Tech Dept. of Social Sciences, School of Business and Economics, and Center for Water & Society;  Keweenaw Unitarian Universalist Fellowship and Keweenaw Land Trust

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