Empowering the Community : Information Strategies for Pollution Control

  title={Empowering the Community : Information Strategies for Pollution Control},
  author={Tom Tietenberg and David Wheeler},
Disclosure strategies, which involve public and/or private attempts to increase the availability of information on pollution, form the basis for what some have called the third wave in pollution control policy (after legal regulation--the first wave--and market-based instruments --the second wave). While these strategies have become commonplace in natural resource settings (forest certification programs, for example), they are less familiar in a pollution control context. Yet both the research… CONTINUE READING

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