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Source OECD iLibrary
Content type Text
Publisher OECD Publishing
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Social sciences ♦ Economics ♦ Economics of land & energy ♦ Technology ♦ Agriculture & related technologies
Subject Keyword Agriculture and Food ♦ Environment
Abstract The concern about performance standards meeting overall environmental goals, at least without additional instruments, arises because performance standards conventionally limit only one of two variables that determine ambient environmental conditions (e.g. Sterner, 2003). To illustrate, in a linear water quality model, the ambient concentration of a pollutant in the environment (a) is a weighted sum of the polluting emissions from individual sources (ei, i = 1, 2, …, m), where the weight (..i, also known as a pollutant delivery or transport coefficient) applicable to an individual source is the proportion of its emissions that affect the ambient concentration...
Learning Resource Type Chapter
Publisher Date 2010-06-18
Organization OECD
Page Count 3
Starting Page 105
Ending Page 107


Source: OECD iLibrary