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Market Meets Environment (Political Economy Forum)by Bruce Yandle
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This book should be of interest to students and scholars of environmental economics, politics and law.
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Advocating that equal weight be given to private property rights and environmental values, this volume compiles eleven essays that, espousing "free market environmentalism," offer a market-based analysis of environmental institutions and regulations.
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What does free market environmentalism have to say about Love Canal, Cleveland's burning Cuyahogo River, golf course pollution, EPA's Toxic Release Inventory Requirement, nonpoint source pollution and river basin associations? In this revealing book Bruce Yandle has compiled eleven essays that address these concerns and provide the reader with an in-depth, market-based analysis of evolving environmental institutions and regulations. This book is essential reading for students and scholars of environmental economics, politics, and law.
Table of Contents
Burning rivers / Stacie Thomas and Matt Ryan — Love Canal / Angela Ives — EPA's toxic release inventory / Jeffrey C. Terry — Evaluation of toxic release inventory data using risk assessment techniques / Mariela Mercedes Nino Restrepo — Laidlaw v. South Carolina DHEC / George Hamrick — Eco-seals / Stacie Thomas — Market incentives for water quality / David W. Riggs — Effluent trading in South Carolina / Sean Blacklocke — An economic analysis of the interaction between golf courses and the environment / Alec Watson — Environmental organizations: what makes them tick? / Brian Kropp --Is environmentalism the new state religion? / Jason Annan
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