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Provedor de dados:  AgEcon
País:  United States
Título:  Voluntary Incentives for Reducing Agricultural Nonpoint Source Water Pollution
Autores:  Feather, Peter
Cooper, Joseph C.
Data:  2005-11-22
Ano:  1995
Palavras-chave:  Environmental Economics and Policy
Resumo:  Agricultural chemicals and sediment from cropland may reduce the quality of America's surface and ground water resources. The Clean Water Act stipulates that individual States are responsible for controlling agricultural nonpoint source pollution. Most State plans rely chiefly on education and technical assistance to promote the adoption of less polluting practices. Because profitability drives production decisions, these programs tend to be most successful when they promote inexpensive changes in existing practices. This report presents research findings on the success of incentive programs to control agricultural nonpoint source pollution.
Tipo:  Report
Idioma:  Inglês
Identificador:  19171

http://purl.umn.edu/33619
Editor:  AgEcon Search
Relação:  United States Department of Agriculture>Economic Research Service>Agricultural Information Bulletins
Agriculture Information Bulletin No. 716
Formato:  12

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