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Strategies and policies for air pollution abatement

2006 review prepared under the Convention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution

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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air -- Pollution -- Europe,
  • Environmental policy -- Europe

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesConvention on Long-range Transboundary Air Pollution (1979)
    ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic Commission for Europe
    The Physical Object
    Pagination73 p. :
    Number of Pages73
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16140954M
    ISBN 109211169771
    ISBN 109789211169775

    Grants may have a role where there are large external benefits that cannot be achieved by other means. Users of the services provided by public utilities should be expected to pay prices that are sufficient to cover any investment costs involved. The reality that good management is a necessary condition for good environmental performance poses a dilemma in devising environmental policies. Minimum requirements imply that no subnational authority is permitted to adopt less demanding policies— although, in practice, such variation may occur as a result of differences in enforcement behavior. Negotiate realistic targets with industries and plants; then insist that these targets be met.

    In addition to often being unduly rigid, such a project-centric approach focuses attention too narrowly on the process of implementing projects rather than on the results. Although Part I is aimed primarily at government decisionmakers, other readers will derive considerable benefit from a better understanding of the issues facing government agencies. Often, investments to comply with regulations are often made, but controls are then switched off or bypassed, or poor plant management negates whatever pollution control measures may have been put in place. The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules About this book This work derives strategies for developing useful EU policies aimed at the control of air pollutants in Europe, especially ground-level ozone. It is believed that much like cystic fibrosisby living in a more urban environment serious health hazards become more apparent.

    Framework Considerable work has been done to come up with a coherent framework within which to assess the positive or negative effect of human activity on the environment. It also identifies some of the consequences of the strategies and policies implemented. The New Paper. Output indicators relate to specific actions taken such as electrostatic precipitators installed, rehabilitation of the water supply network, introduction of substances with low or no ozonedepleting potential, and switching of the fuel used in power plants ; these would evolve from the design phase of the project. Paint and solvents give off volatile organic compounds VOCs as they dry. It is believed that much like cystic fibrosisby living in a more urban environment serious health hazards become more apparent.


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Strategies and policies for air pollution abatement Download PDF Ebook

Providing finance for projects that produce such rapid and large benefits should not delay any move to privatize the enterprise, and little will be lost if a decision is made to close all or parts of the plants concerned. Australian fire monitoring experts have been helping the Indonesian government reduce smoke haze and the incidence of fires, which have caused much damage to farmland as well as native flora and fauna in recent years.

South-East Asia: Elections to limit emissions accord. Examples include calculating the pollution discharge fees not based on Strategies and policies for air pollution abatement book is set by laws, but on the criteria to maximize their own revenues.

To what extent should pollution abatement be subsidized? Goh, K. The same management constraints and weaknesses that lead to poor performance mean that the costs of innovation are likely to be relatively high and the benefits low for laggards. Hans-Roland Lindgren and Yasuhide Koga reviewed the guidelines, with particular attention to consistency with national and European Union standards.

Nevertheless, a ubiquitous problem in China is nonattainment. The idea was formally adopted by the central government inwhen the Leaders Group for Environmental Protection in the State Council provided a work report to the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party. No universal set of indicators exists that would be Indicators of Pollution Management 15 equally applicable in all cases.

In early s, China learned market-based tools for air quality regulation from western developed countries, and began to experiment and demonstrate these policy tools through pilot projects.

Widespread slashing and burning across the country has contributed to a heightened sense of urgency for achieving a binding international agreement to curb global warming. Market-based approaches typically achieve a specified level of emissions with lower abatement costs than standards, but their greater efficiency may not hold in the presence of the problems mentioned above.

Recognize that privatization or corporatization is often the best and only solution to the environmental problems of state-owned enterprises. The overall legal and institutional framework should cover legislation that establishes specialized regional agencies such as water basin authorities or that gives national or subnational agencies powers to inspect premises, collect data, and impose various penalties.

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 12, — For example, one may want to calculate the exposure to a hazardous air pollutant for a geographic area, which includes the various microenvironments and age groups.

Costs of Air Pollution Control

Where the environmental consequence is not an explicit project objective but a by-product of project activities, the environmental assessment EA process can aid in understanding the possible impacts and hence in selecting the Strategies and policies for air pollution abatement book EPI.

Part of the Environmental Pollution book series EPOL, volume 25 Abstract Critical load and exceedance based indicators for effects of air pollution are used to define and compare air pollution abatement scenarios, thus assisting in the framing of policies and strategies, of emission abatement options.

In China, the central government has been addressing this issue since late s and has promulgated a series of laws, regulations as well as programs to mitigate pollution.Oct 29,  · Towards Efficient Regulation of Air Pollution from Coal-Fired Power Plants.

Towards Efficient Regulation of Air Pollution from Coal-Fired Power Plants book. This information enables economists to discuss the relevant consequences of specific air pollution abatement strategies. In order to demonstrate the usefulness of a computer based Cited by: 4.

This work derives strategies for developing useful EU policies aimed at the control of air pollutants in Europe, especially ground-level ozone.

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