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Clean water and the American econnomy [sic]

Clean water and the American econnomy [sic]

proceedings, October 19-21, 1992.

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water quality -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Congresses.,
  • Water -- Pollution -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Congresses.,
  • Water quality management -- Economic aspects -- United States -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsUnited States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Water.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationv.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14692617M

      Robert H. Socolow is an American physicist. Robert Socolow received his Bachelor's degree in physics from Harvard College in and his Ph.D. in theoretical physics from Harvard University in He is a fellow of the American Physical Society and of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.5/5(1).   Andrew Winston: The clean economy, broadly speaking, includes all the technologies, goods, and services that drive material efficiency or specifically tackle climate change by reducing carbon.

    Water is fugitive. Until now, water is not yet special compared to other goods. A good that is scarce and essential is the perfect example of an economic good. However, water is fugitive. The water flows under gravity. If we do not capture it, it is gone. The availability of the water varies over time, and so does the demand for by: EPA’s Office of Water requested SAB provide a consultation on the data, information, and analytical methodology to evaluate the value of water to the U.S. economy and provide a resource for future decision-making. EPA plans to develop a report on the importance of clean water to the U.S. economy.

    About Us. The California Business Alliance for a Clean Economy was created to amplify the business voice in support of policies to help move us toward cleaner energy, less dependence on petroleum, and to help us avoid the economic and social disruptions associated with climate change. review of the literature and practice on the importance of water to the U.S. economy, identifies key data gaps, and describes the implications of the study’s findings for future research. As the report’s principal findings indicate, reliable information on the economic importance of water is, in many ways, elusive.


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