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Controlling pollution : incentives and regulations

Author: Shekhar Mehta; Sudipto Mundle; U Sankar
Publisher: New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, 1997.
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The state of India's environment has been deteriorating steadily over the past two decades. Ambient standards of air, water and soil pollution are routinely exceeded with potentially disastrous consequences. Recognising the seriousness of the problem, the Indian government has recently introduced a series of measures which concentrate on practical aspects of implementation.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mehta, Shekhar.
Controlling pollution.
New Delhi ; Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, 1997
(OCoLC)646136388
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shekhar Mehta; Sudipto Mundle; U Sankar
ISBN: 080399348X 9780803993488 8170365937 9788170365938
OCLC Number: 35658094
Description: 153 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. The Status of Pollution and Pollution Control in India --
2. Policy Instruments for Pollution Control --
3. Economic Incentives and the Cost of Abatement: The Case of Waste Water Treatment --
4. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Shekhar Mehta, Sudipto Mundle, U. Sankar.
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This study reviews the applicability of both command and control and market-based instruments with a view to designing alternative policies for pollution control.  Read more...

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