T. RANDALL CURLEE is an economist and Head of the Energy and Global Change Analysis Section in the Energy Division of Oak Ridge National Laboratory. In addition to congressional testimony and serving on several national advisory panels on the topic of municipal waste management, Dr. Curlee is widely published in various areas of waste management and resource allocation. He has also contributed several chapters to books on the subject of waste management and is the author of The Economic Feasibility of Recycling: A Case Study of Plastic Waste ( Praeger, 1986).
DAVID L. FELDMAN is a political scientist and Senior Research Associate at the Energy, Environment and Resources Center at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. He also serves as Senior Editor of Forum for Applied Research and Public Policy. Dr. Feldman has led studies on the implications of SARA Title III for risk communication and public involvement in risk management and is widely published in the fields of waste management in the United States and Europe, global environmental policy, and water resources management. He is the author of Water Resources Management: In Search of an Environmental Ethic ( 1991).
MICHAEL P. KELSAY is currently an Assistant Professor at Indiana-Purdue University at Fort Wayne in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs. Dr. Kelsay has an extensive background in the areas of municipal waste management and finance. While at the University of Tennessee's Energy, Environment, and Resource Center in Knoxville, Tennessee, he worked on a variety of solid and hazardous waste projects for the State of Tennessee and the U.S. EPA. Prior to going to the University of Tennessee, Dr. Kelsay was President and Chief Executive Officer of Argentine Savings and Loan