Using market mechanisms in environmental regulation
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Using market mechanisms in environmental regulation by Diane Palframan

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Published by Conference Board in New York, NY .
Written in English


  • Environmental impact charges -- Congresses,
  • Environmental protection -- Economic aspects -- Congresses,
  • Environmental economics -- Congresses,
  • Industrial management -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses

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Edition Notes

Statementby Diane Palframan and Andrew Tank.
SeriesCouncil report ;, 1216-98-CR, Conference Board report ;, no. 1216-98-CR
ContributionsTank, Andrew., Conference Board.
LC ClassificationsHJ5316 .P35 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. ;
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3581408M
ISBN 100823706656
LC Control Number2002277655

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