The Impact of Voluntary Programs on Polluting Behavior: Evidence from Pollution Prevention Programs and Toxic Releases

URL: http://www.brandeis.edu/departments/economics/RePEc/brd/doc/Brandeis_WP40.pdf
Summary: Reports on the impacts of pollution prevention (“P2”) programs on toxic pollution.
Highlights: Six program types were identified: technical assistance, educational outreach, grants, awards, filing fees, and non-reporting penalties. filing fees lead Filing fees led to a significant (22%) increase in reported releases whereas non-reporting penalties lead to a significant (23%) decrease in reported releases. Technical assistance programs led to significant (20%) reductions in facility level releases.
Topics: Environment:, Pollution prevention
Location: US
Resource Type: strategies and interventions
Publisher: Brandeis University
Date Last Updated: 2019-04-24 02:07:02

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