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Improving air quality with economic incentive programs
by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air and Radiation, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards in Research Triangle Park, N.C
Written in English
|Statement||prepared by the Innovative Strategies and Economics Group.|
|Contributions||United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards. Innovative Strategies and Economics Group., United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 260 p.|
|Number of Pages||260|
determine whether a particular incentive is positive or neg-ative, in most cases the distinction should be relatively clear. For the most part, both positive and negative incentives are unilaterally imposed, that is management-controlled (but often constrained by union contracts), in contrast to qualityCited by: 6. Start Printed Page Section (a) of the CAA requires states to submit regulations that control NO x and PM emissions. SCAQMD's Regional Clean Air Incentives Market (RECLAIM) program consists of SCAQMD Rules through The RECLAIM amendments adopted in
The Economic Value of Improved Air Quality in Urban Africa: Results from Douala, Cameroon Hermann Pythagore Pierre Donfouet willing to pay up to % of their monthly income or more for a program to improve air quality and an elicitation approach with incentive compatibility problems. any incentive program. Environmental Benefits Through the Use of Incentives The following table identifies several environmental program objectives that can be achieved through the use of incentives. These program objectives range from encouraging the reduction in specified pollutants to improving the deployment of program resourcesFile Size: KB.
Economic incentives are what motivates you to behave in a certain way, while preferences are your needs, wants and desires. Economic incentives provide you the motivation to pursue your preferences. Trading programs can also improve air quality in several ways. Some programs require that a proportion of credits or allowances be retired, thereby reducing the total amount of a pollutant that can be emitted. In some cases, programs require that more than one ton of allowances or credits be used to offset one ton of emissions.
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Economic incentive programs (EIPs). 1 EIPs use market-based strategies to encourage people to reduce emissions of air pollutants in the most efficient manner. This guidance provides the information you need to know to develop a discretionary EIP, submit it to the EPA, and receive approval from the.
Get this from a library. Improving air quality with economic incentive programs. [Eric Crump; United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Air Quality Strategies and Standards Division.
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Improving Air Quality with Economic Incentive Programs This document may be of assistance in applying the New Source Review (NSR) air permitting regulations including the Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD) requirements.
This document is part of the NSR Policy and Guidance Database. Get this from a library. Improving air quality with economic incentive programs. [United States. Environmental Protection Agency.
Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards. Innovative Strategies and Economics Group.;]. Better air quality helps improve public health and our region's overall quality of life, which is important to the business community's focus on improved workforce productivity and attraction and retention of new business.
Clean air is a critical component to our economic growth strategy. APPENDIX B. ECONOMIC INCENTIVE ASPECTS OF THE CLEAN AIR ACT AMENDMENTS OF The Clean Air Act Amendments of include provisions in all major air quality programs. This Appendix will briefly summarize these provisions by Title,1 with emphasis on those not discussed in the text of the report; where they are discussed in the text.
Economic Incentives for Environmental Regulation. program for improving local air quality. Firms that reduced emissions below the level required by law that economic-incentive programs.
Improving Economic Development Incentives Timothy J. Bartik W.E. Upjohn Institute, [email protected] such as by hurting public school quality and thus the skills of local and the cost-effectiveness of economic development programs in creating jobs in targeted : Timothy J.
Bartik. Sac Metro Air District is closed to all applications for projects located in Sacramento County. Interested applicants that reside outside Sacramento County are encouraged to contact their local air quality district for incentive options.
Project examples: Heavy duty trucks, drayage, shuttles, transit vehicles. Improving Air Quality Through Land Use Activities Land Use Activities and the Economic Incentive Programs policy (EIP policy) What is the Economic Incentive Programs (EIP) policy. potentially improve quality of life in general, and, more specifically.
On Ap the New Jersey Clean Air Council (CAC) conducted a public hearing on Improving Air Quality through Energy Efficiency and Conservation: the Power of Government Policy and an Educated Public. The purpose of this hearing was to obtain testimony from the scientific and regulated communities and the public to provide.
Increasing diversity of economic incentives used by EPA--Although historically EPA has relied on regulations to reduce pollution and improve the environment, it has begun to use a wide variety of economic incentive mechanisms in recent years.
kinds of incentives that would most likely succeed in improving care. The 11 incentive models are: 1. Quality Bonuses 7. Performance Profiling 2. Compensation at Risk 8. Publicizing Performance 3. Performance Fee Schedules 9. Technical Assistance for Quality Improvement 4. Quality Grants Practice Sanctions 5.
Reimbursement for Care Planning Analysis of Economic Incentive Policies for Improving Low a Carbon Society—Case Study of Building Industry in China and Japan Article (PDF Available) in Urban Policy and Research 33(2) In this article, the experts at Sling answer both those questions with a list of employee incentive programs that actually work.
Simply pick and choose the ones that are right for your business and don’t be afraid to exercise your creativity and try new things until you find what works for your team. A High Tunnel System, commonly called a “hoop house,” is an increasingly popular conservation practice for farmers, and is available with financial assistance through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP).
With high tunnel systems, no summer is too short or winter too cold because high tunnels: Extend the growing season. The EPA is announcing the extension of the public comment period on the draft guidance for States that wish to use an economic incentive program (EIP) to achieve air quality improvements (62 FRSeptem ).
The draft guidance, ``Draft Economic Incentive Program Guidance''. The purpose of the Solution for the Environment and Economic Development (SEED) program is two-fold: 1) provide regulatory flexibility to industry, and 2) fund innovative technologies that achieve emission reductions beyond the commitments in state and federal air quality attainment plans.
Under the program, businesses and other entities borrow emission reduction credits (ERCs) held by the Sac Metro Air. Background on the RECLAIM Program. The Regional Clean Air Incentives Market (RECLAIM) is a pioneering federally approved economic incentive program developed and implemented by the California South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD).
Prior to development of RECLAIM, the regulatory environment was dominated. The link between social determinants of health, including social, economic, and environmental conditions, and health outcomes is widely recognized in the public health literature.
Moreover, it is increasingly understood that inequitable distribution of these conditions across various populations is a signiicant contributor to. The Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) provides financial and technical assistance to agricultural producers to address natural resource concerns and deliver environmental benefits such as improved water and air quality, conserved ground and surface water, increased soil health and reduced soil erosion and sedimentation, improved or created wildlife habitat, and mitigation against.air pollution Five ways to improve air quality in our cities.
Air pollution poses a serious health risk in many European cities. But specific solutions are within reach.From weather to pests, each American farmer faces a unique set of challenges. The Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) provides financial and technical assistance to agricultural and forestry producers to address natural resource concerns and deliver environmental benefits such as improved water and air quality, conserved ground and surface water, reduced soil erosion and.