Environmental Economics-Pollution Taxes and Pollution Permits (IEcoS (Economic Services) Economics Paper-3): Questions 1 - 2 of 2

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Question number: 1

» Environmental Economics » Pollution Taxes and Pollution Permits

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Appeared in Year: 2010

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What do you mean by environmental pollution? Evaluate different mechanisms to control environmental pollution.

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Environmental pollution is defined as the contamination of the physical and biological components of the earth/atmosphere system to such an extent that normal environmental processes are adversely affected.

Mechanisms to control environmental pollution:

  • Water prevention and control of pollution act, 1974 enacted to deal with water pollution

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Question number: 2

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Appeared in Year: 2012

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Write short note on Dose Response Method.

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Dose response method requires the information on the effect that a change in a particular pollutant will have on the level of an economic activity or a consumer’s utility.

  • According to OECD, Dose-response method measures the relationship between exposure to pollution as a cause and specific outcomes as an effect. It refers to the damages or p

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