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Environmental policies for agricultural pollution control.

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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 ap...


Chapter 6 (Page no: 151)

Policy on agricultural pollution in the European Union.

This chapter provides an overview of agricultural pollution policy at the EU level as well as at the individual country level (UK, Scandinavia, and Netherlands). Policy lessons and remaining challenges are discussed.

Other chapters from this book

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: 7 (Page no: 163) Decomposing the effects of trade on the environment. Author(s): Abler, D. G. Shortle, J. S.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Department of Economics, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8RT, UK.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2001
  • ISBN
  • 9780851993997
  • Record Number
  • 20013143243