the OMB Risk Assessment Bulletin. She earned her JD from the University of Michigan Law School.
Terry F. Young is an independent consultant, working primarily on behalf of nonprofit environmental organizations. Her recent work includes the development of a system that uses economic incentives, including input pricing and tradable discharge permits, to control farm pollution in California’s San Joaquin Valley. Additional work includes development of ecologic indicators to track management and restoration of ecologic systems. Dr. Young has published on economic incentives for environmental protection, indicators of ecologic integrity, and market solutions for water pollution. She recently was appointed by Governor Schwarzenegger to the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Region. Dr. Young is a member of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Science Advisory Board and served as a member of the National Research Council committee to review EPA’s research-grants program. Dr. Young received her PhD in agricultural and environmental chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley.