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(Revised November 1993)
Trading the Right to Pollute: Developing the Market for Pollution Allowances
Examines the issues underlying the formation of the market for tradeable pollution allowances, following the requirement of Title IV of the 1990 Amendments to the Clean Air Act. Examines the implications that these trade the allowances hold for the U.S. electric utilities industry and the strategic choices these utilities faced in 1992.
Keywords: Environmental Accounting;
Pollution and Pollutants;