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Point-nonpoint source trading for managing agricultural pollutant loadings

David Letson

Point-nonpoint source trading for managing agricultural pollutant loadings

prospects for coastal watersheds

by David Letson

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water quality management -- United States.,
  • Agricultural pollution -- United States.,
  • Nonpoint source pollution -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Letson, Stephen Crutchfield, and Arun Malik.
    SeriesAgricultural economic report -- no. 674.
    ContributionsCrutchfield, Stephen R., Malik, Arun S., United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 14 p. :
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16029147M

    Feasibility of point-nonpoint source trading for managing agricultural pollutant loadings to coastal waters. Water Resources Research 30(10) Cunningham, C. . ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (xvii, pages) Contents: 1. Information Problems in the Design of Nonpoint-Source Pollution Policy Differences in the Transaction Costs of Strategies to ControlAgricultural Offsite and Undersite Damages Regulatory/Economic Instruments for Agricultural Pollution: .

    Feasibility of point‐nonpoint source trading for managing agricultural pollutant loadings to coastal waters SR Crutchfield, D Letson, AS Malik Water Resources Research 30 . The Economics of Nonpoint Source 7 Policies for Mitigating the Nonpoint-source Pollution 9 Overview of Trading Systems to for Pollution Externalities 11 Trading Systems for Nonpoint Source Pollution 15 Solving for the Least-cost Allocation 18 Linking the Water Quality Programs to a Carbon Offset Market 21

    Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, 7 books Canada. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 7 books United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Water, 7 books Kenneth N. Brooks, 6 books Canards illimités Canada, 6 books Howard L. Gary, 5 books Wisconsin Nonpoint Source Water Pollution Abatement Program., 5 books United. Nonpoint Source Nutrient Trading JAMES: J1 - Wildwood Farm J2 - Malvern J3 - Cranston Millpond J4 - Swiss Dixie J5 - Eastern Henrico J6 - Layne J7 - Leinster J8 - Stone Tavern J9 - Dungeness J10 - Shaefer J11 - Buckingham J12 - Prince Edward 5 71 Miles POTOMAC: P1 - Buena Vista P2 - Swinging Bridge P3 - Elk RunFile Size: 2MB.


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Point-nonpoint source trading for managing agricultural pollutant loadings by David Letson Download PDF EPUB FB2

T1 - Feasibility of point-nonpoint source trading for managing agricultural pollutant loadings to coastal waters. AU - Crutchfield, S. AU - Letson, David. AU - Malik, A. PY - Y1 - N2 - A recent focus of water quality policy discussions in the US has been the trading of pollution abatement between point and nonpoint by: Letson D., Crutchfield S., Malik A.

() Point/Nonpoint Source Trading for Controlling Pollutant Loadings to Coastal Waters: a Feasibility Study. In: Russell C.S., Shogren J.F. (eds) Theory, Modeling and Experience in the Management of Nonpoint-Source Pollution. Natural Resource Management and Policy, vol 1.

Springer, Boston, MACited by: 8. Letson et al. () assessed the feasibility of point– nonpoint source trading for managing agricultural pollution loads to coastal areas but based their assess-ment on a. allow point sources to sponsor nonpoint source controls rather than install further. controls of their own.

If nonpoint source loadings are significant and the marginal costs. of their control. The increasing problem of agricultural nonpoint source pollution requires complex solutions.

Agricultural Nonpoint Source Pollution: Watershed Management and Hydrology covers the latest techniques and methods of managing large watershed areas, with an emphasis on controlling non-point source pollution, especially from agricultural run-off.5/5(1).

Non-point sources participating in trading should undertake desirable control measures, such as agricultural best management practices, to reduce required loadings while incorporating a safety margin with relatively lower by:   Nonpoint source permits, are denominated in terms of expected loadings.

Firms must have a combination of both types at least equal to their emissions in the case of point sources or expected loadings in the case of nonpoint sources. [25] Permits are traded at a rate of within source categories. The increasing problem of agricultural nonpoint source pollution requires complex solutions.

Agricultural Nonpoint Source Pollution: Watershed Management and Hydrology covers the latest techniques and methods of managing large watershed areas, with an emphasis on controlling non-point source pollution, especially from agricultural run-off. Downloadable.

This paper investigates the economic and environmental cost-effectiveness of two point-nonpoint source water pollution trading projects under the NPDES framework in the Minnesota River Basin.

It was found that while transaction costs were substantial, trades involving long lifetime structural nonpoint source controls could still offer cost savings to point sources.

Point–nonpoint trading can occur in one of two ways, Emissions for Inputs (E-I) trading or Emissions for Loadings trading (E-LO) (Horan et al., ).

E-I is a system whereby polluters trade changes in point source emissions for changes in fertilizer use or management by: Get this from a library. Point-nonpoint source trading for managing agricultural pollutant loadings: prospects for coastal watersheds.

[David Letson; Stephen R Crutchfield; Arun S Malik; United States. Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.]. Point/nonpoint source trading of pollutant re-ductions is one such policy.

It would allow point sources to avoid reducing their pollutant load-ings by purchasing loadings reductions from nonpoint sources. The policy is already in place in the Dillon Reservoir in Colorado and the Tar-Pamlico River basin in North Carolina.

The. Agricultural nonpoint source water pollution has long been recognized as an important contributor to U.S. water quality problems and the subject of an array of local, state, and federal initiatives to reduce the problem.

A “pay-the-polluter” approach to getting farmers to adopt best management practices has not succeeded in improving water quality in many impaired Cited by:   The National Water Quality Assessment shows that agricultural nonpoint source (NPS) pollution is the leading source of water quality impacts on surveyed rivers and streams, the third largest source for lakes, the second largest source of impairments to wetlands, and a major contributor to contamination of surveyed estuaries and ground water.

using point-nonpoint source water quality trading (WQT) to cost effectively achieve pollution control has been enthusiastically embraced by many economists as well as some regulators. Since the mids, point-nonpoint source water quality trading has been the subject of experiments in 16 locations in the U.S.

(Environomics, ). The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines point source pollution as “any single identifiable source of pollution from which pollutants are discharged, such as a pipe, ditch, ship or factory smokestack” (Hill, ).

Factories and sewage treatment plants are two common types of point sources. Summary of Trading Initiatives and State Policies State Name Pollutant Potential Types of Trading (Point or Nonpoint Sources) Page Trading Initiatives CA Grassland Area Farmers Selenium NPS-NPS 8 CA San Francisco Bay Mercury Not determined 17 CO Bear Creek Phosphorus PS-PS 22 CO Boulder Creek Nitrogen PS-NPS Point/Nonpoint Source Trading for Controlling Pollutant Loadings to Coastal Waters: a Feasibility Study Analysis of Policy Options for the Control of Agricultural Pollution in California’s San Joaquin River Basin.

Pages Modeling and Experience in the Management of Nonpoint-Source Pollution Editors. Clifford S. Russell. Keywords: Economic Analysis, Nonpoint Source Pollution, Economic Incentives, Marketable Permits and Trading. Abstract: This document contains the proceedings for the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists Workshop held in Lexington, Kentucky in Junewhich focused on management of nonpoint-source pollution control.

Effluent trading programs are being promoted on both environmental and economic grounds. If a limited number of legally sanctioned discharge allowances of a targeted pollutant (expressed as a unit of weight like pounds or kilograms) are distributed to waste dischargers, an effluent trading system establishes an explicit cap or limit on effluent.

The most recent National Water Quality Inventory-tepoxte that agricultural nonpoint source (NFS) pollution is the leading source of water quality ~" impacts to surveyed rivers and lakes, the third largest source of impair--~ ; ments to surveyed estuaries, and also a major contributor to ground- water contamination and wetlands_degradation.

In recent years, improvements in point-source depuration technologies have highlighted the problems regarding agricultural nonpoint (diffuse) sources, and this issue has become highly relevant from the environmental point of view.

The considerable extension of the areas responsible for this kind of pollution, together with the scarcity of funds available to Cited by: source agricultural runoff.

A trading program would allow point sources to purchase reductions in pollutant loadings from nonpoint sources, reducing the overall cost of pollution control.

An extensive literature has developed on the conditions needed for successful trading between different sources and how the characteristics of non.