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Subtopic: Clean Water 10 items found
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Event: The Economics of Clean Water
At the June First Wednesday Seminar, expert panelists shared their perspectives on U.S. water quality regulation and the role of cost-benfit and risk analysis. Video and slides available.
RFF and the 2010 Gulf Coast Oil Spill
With oil-related energy, liability, and regulatory issues again at the forefront, RFF research on these issues provides context and insight into future implications.
A New Collection of Best Thinking on Current Issues
RFF announces an anthology of thought-provoking and insightful contributions from leading researchers in key climate, environmental, and energy fields. Issues of the Day, a reference for policy practitioners, is now available for sale or download.
Climate Change in the Developing World
Rosina Bierbaum says developing countries can’t afford to ignore climate change, and developed nations must aid poorer nations with financing and technology. The three essentials: Act now, act together, and act differently.
Adaptation to Climate Change: Preserving Freshwater
Severe drought, flooding, and other extreme weather events are inevitable in a changing climate. A new RFF Report finds this will require the introduction of regional plans to ensure adequate supplies of freshwater for household use, irrigation, fisheries, and recreation.
EPA's Experiment in Cooling Water Regulation
In a May 11 commentary, Winston Harrington discusses an unsuccessful attempt by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to introduce more flexibility and cost-benefit considerations into a traditional technology-based regulation.
Why We Need to Treat Nitrogen as a Systems Problem
In this week's commentary, Andrew Manale provides an insightful discussion of the sources of reactive nitrogen, its environmental impacts, and why a comprehensive portfolio of policy approaches is needed to contain nitrogen pollution.
Oil Spills: The Deterrent Effects of Monitoring, Enforcement, and Public Information
In this week's commentary, Mark Cohen discusses the appropriate role of deterrence, monitoring, and targeted enforcement policies in reducing the frequency and size of oil discharges in a cost-effective way.
Improving U.S. Regulatory Policy
A March 31 seminar examines the recommendations contained in "Reforming Regulatory Impact Analysis" – a new RFF report with contributions from both proponents and skeptics of the desirability of cost-benefit analysis for policymaking.
Global Compensation for Oil Pollution Damages
Senior Fellow James Boyd outlines why certain provisions of this act should be emulated by other countries.
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