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  1. Public Policies for Environmental Protection

    Edited by Paul R. Portney

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Originally published in 1990, this study tracks the issues, progress and problems in environmental issues in the United States from the 1980’s. Improvements in air and water quality as well as regulation of hazardous waste and toxic substances has led to new policies such as the Superfund Act and a...

    To Be Published October 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Current Issues in Natural Resource Policy

    Edited by Paul R. Portney

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This volume offers an objective view of some of the most critical issues in natural resources. Written in nontechnical language, it uses ideas drawn from economics to look at the issues, examine how government laws and policies have caused some of them arise, and to find ways in which problems can...

    To Be Published October 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. New Approaches on Energy and the Environment

    Policy Advice for the President

    Edited by Richard D. Professor Morgenstern, Paul Professor Portney

    Written by economists and policy analysts at Resources for the Future, a Washington, DC, think tank with a tradition for independent, objective research, this collection of twenty-five 'memos to the President' offers constructive policy options for the elected administration on critical challenges...

    Published November 18th 2004 by Routledge

  4. Public Policies for Environmental Protection

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Paul Professor Portney, Robert N. Professor Stavins

    The first edition of Public Policies for Environmental Protection contributed significantly to the incorporation of economic analysis in the study of environmental policy. Fully revised to account for changes in the institutional, legal, and regulatory framework of environmental policy, the second...

    Published August 4th 2000 by Routledge

  5. Discounting and Intergenerational Equity

    By Paul R. Portney, John P. Weyant

    The full effects of decisions made today about many environmental policies -including climate change and nuclear waste- will not be felt for many years. For issues with long-term ramifications, analysts often employ discount rates to compare present and future costs and benefits. This is reasonable...

    Published May 3rd 1999 by Routledge

  6. Assigning Liability for Superfund Cleanups

    An Analysis of Policy Options

    By Katherine N. Probst, Paul R. Portney

    While more than 2,700 emergency removals of hazardous materials have taken place under Superfund, implementing the long-term cleanup program has been the object of considerable controversy. One of the most contentious issues is whether the liability standards in the law should be revised. The...

    Published June 1st 1992 by Routledge

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