Disproportionality as a Framework to Target Pollution Reduction from Urban Landscapes

  title={Disproportionality as a Framework to Target Pollution Reduction from Urban Landscapes},
  author={Lawrence A. Baker and Bruce N. Wilson and David Fulton and Briony Horgan},
New federal water quality regulations regarding impaired waters and urban stormwater, alongside a growing need to reverse eutrophication of urban lakes, are creating demand to decrease nutrient export from urban landscapes, particularly lawns. We propose that Nowak et al.’s (2006) disproportionality framework could be used to target specific households likely to generate disproportionate levels of nutrient export. The biophysical dimension would be based on landscape vulnerability (slope, soil… CONTINUE READING

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