Regulation and Control of Hazardous Wastes

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Hans W. Gottinger;
(1994)
  • Journal: Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics,volume 130,issue I March,pages63-88

Hazardous waste regulations require disposal in approved dumpsites, where environmental consequences are minimal but entry may be privately very costly. Imperfect policing of regulations makes the socially more costly option illicit disposal preferable form the perspect... View more
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