ID 22341
Submitting Entity Resources for the Future (RFF)
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Title Economic Incentives to Control Water Pollution in Developing Countries. How Well Has Colombia's Wastewater Discharge Fee Program Worked and Why?
Description The new program to stem water pollution initiated in 1997 in Colombia created economic incentives for emissions reductions by charging polluters a fee per unit of pollution emitted.
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Authors Dr. Allen Blackman
Source Article by Dr. Allen Blackman, Resources, Spring 2006, Issue Number 161, page 20-23; Reproduction was kindly permitted by the Resources for the Future (RFF).
Countries Colombia
Ecosystems Inland Waters Biodiversity
Regions Latin America and the Caribbean
Incentive Measures Negative Incentives (taxes, levies,...)
Keywords Pollution taxes/levies