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Main Title Economics of Air and Water Pollution.
Author Walke, William R. ;
CORP Author Virginia Polytechnic Inst., Blacksburg. Water Resources Research Center.
Year Published 1969
Report Number Bull-26;
Stock Number PB-195 424
Additional Subjects ( Air pollution ; Economics) ; ( Water pollution ; Economics) ; ( Pollution ; Economics) ; Meetings ; Cost estimates ; Law(Jurisprudence) ; Abatement ; Marketing ; Grants ; Plants(Botany) ; Plant damage ; Air pollution control ; Water pollution control ; Water pollution damage ; Air pollution damage
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-195 424 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
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In the seminar an initial effort was made to bridge a portion of the gap between the technical and economic areas. The topics discussed include the following: Externalities and the quality of air and water; Public v. private goods; Market failure--why externalities are not accounted for in the market; Effluent charges; The use of subsides for waste abatement; Market modifications and the government grants economy; Control--laws and regulations--property rights; Cost-benefit analysis--selected issues; Evaluating public expenditures under conditions of unemployment; Air pollution damage to commercial vegetation; Studies to determine the costs of soiling due to air pollution: an evaluation; Odors, visibility, and art--some aspects of air pollution damage; The measurement of economic losses from uncompensated externalities; Case studies of costs; Multiple source analysis of air pollution abatement stategies; and Air pollution control cost studies.