Economics RFP: Valuing Clean Water in the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary

Posted on Friday, November 20th, 2020 | Posted in News

NEIWPCC is inviting proposals for a study to estimate the economic value of clean water and health of the associated ecosystem in the New York – New Jersey Harbor Estuary.  

The purpose of this project is to communicate the economic value of clean water in the NY–NJ Harbor Estuary to policymakers, decision makersresidents, and other stakeholders. The results of this project will provide a peer-reviewed and verified economic analysis and public facing report 

This economic study will be the first of its kind in the region, and may also serve as a steppingstone for further work by governmental, non-governmental, and academic researchers. 

NEIWPCC is requesting proposals for this project in cooperation with the New York – New Jersey Harbor Estuary Program (HEP), the states of New York and New Jersey, EPA, and their partners. 

All proposals are due to NEIWPCC by January 6, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. (noon) EST. We will gladly answer questions related to this request; to guarantee response by the RFP deadline, all questions must be submitted to Emma Gildesgame ( by December 21, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. (noon) EST. All answers to submitted questions will be posted online by December 23, 2020.