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ERIC Number: EJ040886
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1971
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The Economist's Approach to Pollution and Its Control
Solow, Robert M.
Science, 173, 3996, 498-503, Aug 71
Shows that excess pollution arises because the waste disposal capacity of the environment is provided free of charge. Proposes a tax on materials removed from the environment, with refunds varying with the method of disposal: harmless methods obtaining full refund, most harmful disposal attracting no refund. Tax to be based on social cost of most harmful disposal method. (AL)
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