Al McGartland: Understanding the economic impact of environmentalism

Al McGartland, director, EPA's National Center for Environmental Economics

They examine topics like dangers of low levels of lead in the blood. Or the data opportunities in shale oil and gas. They're members of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. And for the first time, this group of mostly academics has named a government practitioner as a fellow. Al McGartland, director of the EPA's National Center for Environmental Economics, joins Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss.