Pollution, prices, and public policy: a study sponsored jointly by Resources for the Future, inc. and the Brookings Institution
Reviews the legislative history of federal pollution-control efforts, noting high costs and enforcement problems, and proposes alternative incentive and other policies to reduce air and water pollution
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Pre1970 Federal Legislation and Its Problems
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