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Environmental policies for agricultural pollution control.

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Description

This book provides a review and guide to environmental policy options for the control of agricultural pollution (particularly water pollution) and the economic, administrative and political merits of such policies. The principal focus is on the developed world, particularly North America and Europe. The book covers: the issues concerning agriculture and water quality; the voluntary and indirect approaches for reducing externalities and satisfying multiple objectives; the estimation of the benefits and costs of pollution control policies; the pollution control policies in the USA and EU; and the decomposition of the effects of trade on the environment. The book contains 7 chapters and a subject index.

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Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Agriculture and water quality: the issues. Author(s): Shortle, J. S. Abler, D. G. Ribaudo, M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 19) Environmental instruments for agriculture. Author(s): Horan, R. D. Shortle, J. S.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 67) Voluntary and indirect approaches for reducing externalities and satisfying multiple objectives. Author(s): Horan, R. D. Ribaudo, M. Abler, D. G.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 85) Estimating benefits and costs of pollution control policies. Author(s): Ribaudo, M. Shortle, J. S.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 123) Non-point source pollution control policy in the USA. Author(s): Ribaudo, M.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 151) Policy on agricultural pollution in the European Union. Author(s): Hanley, N.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 163) Decomposing the effects of trade on the environment. Author(s): Abler, D. G. Shortle, J. S.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2001
  • ISBN
  • 9780851993997
  • Record Number
  • 20013143233