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Environmental Protection: Regulating for Results

Edited By: K Chilton and M Warren

Westview Press

Paperback | Dec 1991 | #18357 | ISBN: 0813382734
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This collection of original papers emphasizes the importance of maintaining a balanced view of environmental policy issues. The essays set out to illustrate how solutions to our environmental problems exhibit costs as well as benefits, unintended as well as intended effects. The authors suggest ways in which public policy might be crafted to meet environmental concerns while maintaining important objectives such as economic growth, increased employment and international competitiveness.


Part 1 Key concerns: municipal solid waste management and myths, Kenneth Chilton; global warming - science and environmental policy, S.Fred Singer; battling smog, Anne Sholtz-Vogt and K. Chilton. Part 2 Putting environmental risks in perspective: setting goals for environmental safety, Lester Lave; ethics on environmental risk management, Margaret Maxey. Part 3 Markets and the environment: does capitalism cause pollution?, Thomas DiLorenzo; making the marketplace work for the environment, Murray Weidenbaum.

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