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Main Title Economic disincentives for pollution control : legal, political and administrative dimensions /
Author Irwin, Will A., ; Liroff., Richard A.
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Liroff, Richard A.
CORP Author Environmental Law Inst., Washington, D.C.;Washington Environmental Research Center, D.C.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development,
Year Published 1974
Report Number EPA-600/5-74-026; EPA-68-01-2203; EPA-ROAP-24ACN-04
Stock Number PB-239 340
OCLC Number 01198950
ISBN $3.35
Subjects Pollution--Law and legislation--United States. ; Fines (Penalties)--United States.
Additional Subjects Taxes ; Air pollution abatement ; Water pollution abatement ; Economic controls ; Monetary policies ; Government policies ; Regulations ; Legal opinions ; National government ; Constitutional law ; Reviews ; Recommendations ; Disincentives ; Monetary charges
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EIAD  EPA-600/5-74-026 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 06/03/2005 DISPERSAL
EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-5-74-026 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 10/28/2013
EJBD  EPA 600-5-74-026 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 02/12/2014
EKAM  KF3775.I78 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 06/24/1994
EKBD  EPA-600/5-74-026 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 09/12/2003
NTIS  PB-239 340 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 01/01/1988
Collation xiv, 257 pages ; 27 cm.
The report defines an economic disincentive as a monetary charge levied by government on conduct which is not illegal but which does impose social costs, for the principal purpose of discouraging the conduct. Disincentives are distinguished from other legal mechanisms which may have incidental economic disincentive effects, e.g., fines, user charges, and license fees. The constitutionality of federal or state imposition of disincentives is examined and the authority of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the States to utilize disincentives under selected federal environmental statutes is analyzed. The legality of some disincentives adopted by states is discussed. The charges imposed by several European countries are described and distinguished from disincentives. The history of some previous proposals for federal disincentives is reviewed and suggestions for additional disincentives which might be feasible are offered.
"July 1974." Contract No. 68-01-2203." "Program Element 1DA315." "Roap/Task 24ACN-04." "Project Officer John A. Jaksch, Ph.D, Resources Analysis Staff, Washington Environment Research Center, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency." Includes bibliographical references.