Industrial water pollution in the Netherlands: A fee-based approach

Hans Th A. Bressers*, Kris R.D. Lulofs

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    THE DEBATE OVER replacing command-and-control (CAC) pollutionabatement policies with economic incentive (EI) strategies has always been rather heated, though carried on more in theoretical terms than based on empirical evidence (see Mitnick 1980).The Netherlands offers an example of an EI strategy in the form of effluent fees.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationChoosing Environmental Policy
    Subtitle of host publicationComparing Instruments and Outcomes In the United States and Europe
    EditorsWinston Harrington, Richard D. Morgenstern, Thomas Sterner
    Place of PublicationNew York
    Number of pages26
    ISBN (Print)1891853880, 9781936331468
    Publication statusPublished - 9 Jan 2004


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