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Cover for Environmental policies for agricultural pollution control.

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...

Author(s)
Shortle, J. S.; Abler, D. G.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993997)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agriculture and water quality: the issues.

This chapter provides an overview of the issues concerning the impacts of agricultural pollutants on water quality. Among the issues discussed are nutrient pollution; pesticide residues; sedimentation and turbidity; mineral damage; pathogen damage; and on-farm versus off-farm environmental impacts. ...

Author(s)
Shortle, J. S.; Abler, D. G.; Ribaudo, M.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993997)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Voluntary and indirect approaches for reducing externalities and satisfying multiple objectives.

This chapter examines 4 types of voluntary policy instrument (education, research and development, green payments, and conservation compliance) for inducing farmers to adjust their production and pollution control practices, thereby impacting water quality indirectly.

Author(s)
Horan, R. D.; Ribaudo, M.; Abler, D. G.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993997)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Decomposing the effects of trade on the environment.

This chapter outlines a framework for dividing the environmental effects of international agricultural trade within a country into 6 categories: scale; output mix; input mix; externality; policy; and technology. It is suggested that the effects most commonly left out of trade-environment analyses...

Author(s)
Abler, D. G.; Shortle, J. S.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993997)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Non-point source pollution control policy in the USA.

This chapter focuses on policies to control agricultural non-point pollution in the USA. It begins with an examination of water quality problems as well as the costs of such quality impairments. An overview of the general water quality policy framework in the USA is then presented. Also presented...

Author(s)
Ribaudo, M.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993997)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 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.

Author(s)
Hanley, N.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993997)
Type
Book chapter

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