Economics of Water Quality Protection From Nonpoint Sources : Theory and Practice

@inproceedings{Ribaudo1999EconomicsOW,
  title={Economics of Water Quality Protection From Nonpoint Sources : Theory and Practice},
  author={Marc O. Ribaudo and Richard D. Horan and Mark E. Smith},
  year={1999}
}
Water quality is a major environmental issue. Pollution from nonpoint sources is the single largest remaining source of water quality impairments in the United States. Agriculture is a major source of several nonpoint-source pollutants, including nutrients, sediment, pesticides, and salts. Agricultural nonpoint pollution reduction policies can be designed to induce producers to change their production practices in ways that improve the environmental and related economic consequences of… CONTINUE READING
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