Parsisson, David and Hanley, Nick and Spash, Clive L. (1995): Nitrate pollution due to agriculture: project report No.1: policy in the United Kingdom.
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This paper is a review of nitrate pollution attributable to agriculture in the United Kingdom and its regulation policy. Nitrate policy is described and critically reviewed within a national and European context.
This is a paper from the Ecological Economics discussion paper series edited by Clive L. Spash and run from Stirling University from 1994 to 1996.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Nitrate pollution due to agriculture: project report No.1: policy in the United Kingdom|
|Keywords:||Nitrates; agriculture, pollution control, European regulation|
|Subjects:||Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics ; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q1 - Agriculture
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics ; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q5 - Environmental Economics > Q53 - Air Pollution ; Water Pollution ; Noise ; Hazardous Waste ; Solid Waste ; Recycling
R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R5 - Regional Government Analysis > R52 - Land Use and Other Regulations
H - Public Economics > H2 - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue > H23 - Externalities ; Redistributive Effects ; Environmental Taxes and Subsidies
|Depositing User:||Clive L. Spash|
|Date Deposited:||12. May 2012 23:56|
|Last Modified:||25. Sep 2015 07:51|
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