Environmental Policy Induced Input Substitution? The Case of Coking and Steam Coal

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Ian Lange (2007)
  • Subject: 1990 Clean Air Act, coke, Input substitution
    mesheuropmc: respiratory system | complex mixtures | respiratory tract diseases | otorhinolaryngologic diseases | technology, industry, and agriculture

The Clean Air Act of 1990 initiated a tradable permit program for emissions of sulfur dioxide from coal-fired power plants. The effect of this enlightened policy on the coal industry was a large increase in consumption of low-sulfur bituminous and subbituminous coals. L... View more
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