Pollution Prevention Pays: Pollution Charges in Cambodia
AbstractAcross the developing world, governments are grappling with the problem of industrial pollution. A new report from Cambodia looks into a system of pollution levies that would encourage polluting firms to clean up their emissions. This study sets out a series of charges that are projected to produce pollution reductions of up to 85%. It recommends a number of regulatory and administrative changes that would help bring about such an outcome.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia (EEPSEA) in its series EEPSEA Policy Brief with number pb2006122.
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