Nancy E. Bertaux, Professor of Economics & Sustainability

"Efficiency is worthwhile only if our ends are in fact good." — Herman Daly

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A Lawyer Who Became Dupont’s Worst Nightmare

Click here for a New Yorker article about a lawyer-hero right here in Cincinnati.  It will teach you about the fact that new chemical compounds are “innocent until proven guilty” (through a very onerous process), and how chemical companies beat the system by slightly changing banned chemicals, and the lengthy process of banning that one begins all over again…