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Nitrate pollution due to agriculture: project report No.1: policy in the United Kingdom


  • Parsisson, David
  • Hanley, Nick
  • Spash, Clive L.


This paper is a review of nitrate pollution attributable to agriculture in the United Kingdom and its regulation policy. Nitrate policy is described and critically reviewed within a national and European context. This is a paper from the Ecological Economics discussion paper series edited by Clive L. Spash and run from Stirling University from 1994 to 1996.

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  • Parsisson, David & Hanley, Nick & Spash, Clive L., 1995. "Nitrate pollution due to agriculture: project report No.1: policy in the United Kingdom," MPRA Paper 38764, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:38764

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    Nitrates; agriculture; pollution control; European regulation;

    JEL classification:

    • Q1 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture
    • Q53 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Environmental Economics - - - Air Pollution; Water Pollution; Noise; Hazardous Waste; Solid Waste; Recycling
    • R52 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Regional Government Analysis - - - Land Use and Other Regulations
    • H23 - Public Economics - - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue - - - Externalities; Redistributive Effects; Environmental Taxes and Subsidies


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