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The GSPIA Energy and Environment blog provides commentary and analysis that furthers understanding of E&E issues of public interest. Its primary contributors are GSPIA faculty and students.

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Ion Simonides, Managing Editor Ion is a master's student at GSPIA. His research centers on abandoned oil and gas wells and the economic and environmental issues they present.

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Max Harleman, Co-Editor
Max is a PhD student at GSPIA. His research focuses on the governance of energy projects and their associated economic and environmental impacts on communities near development.

Jeremy Weber, Faculty Editor
Jeremy is an associate professor at GSPIA. His research cuts across energy, agriculture, the environment, and well-being. He teaches classes in quantitative methods and energy and environmental policy.

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