The Algal Bloom Problem In Australian Waterways: an Economic Appraisal

This paper discusses algal blooms in waterways from an externality perspective. Algal activity is directly related to phosphorus intake, but this can vary by season and by degree of dilution. Policy alternatives, including property rights, taxes, tradeable permits and water pricing are discussed. Issues relating to detergent control and technological approaches are presented.


Issue Date:
1995-04
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/12471
Published in:
Review of Marketing and Agricultural Economics, Volume 63, Number 01
Page range:
77-86
Total Pages:
10




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