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OECD countries have set out new guidelines for the safe design and operation of chemical plants and for response action in the event of accidents.
This book explores the interface between environmental and social elements of water pricing policies in OECD countries.
English, , 974kb
Report prepared by the OECD Secretariat on the basis of member country replies to the 2002 questionnaire on environmental protection expenditure and revenues, jointly operated by the OECD and the Statistical Office of the European Communities (Eurostat).
OECD governments are to review ways of exchanging and publicising information about chemical security as part of a drive to protect citizens in the face of possible terrorist attacks on chemicals installations.
Nell'ambito di un approccio destinato a proteggere i cittadini dai rischi di attentati terroristici contro gli impianti chimici, i governi dei paesi dell’OCSE intendono esaminare i mezzi per scambiare e rendere pubbliche le informazioni sulla sicurezza chimica.
Die OECD Regierungen ueberpruefen ihre Instrumente, Informationen ueber die Chemikaliensicherheit auszutauschen und zu veroeffentlichen. Dies ist Teil einer Strategie, um die Buerger gegen moegliche Terroranschlaege auf Chemieanlagen zu schuetzen.
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Tradable permits are rarely introduced alone, but are instead usually implemented with other policies such as regulations and taxes. This report examines the interactions between tradable permits and other policies, and sets out conditions under which it is preferable to use them in combination.
OECD has released the publication, which presents a fresh approach for addressing the financial issues associated with development of investment-heavy environmental infrastructure, such as urban water supply, wastewater collection and treatment a...
This paper gives an overview of issues and policy options concerning competitiveness and environmentally related taxes, and offers some suggestions on further research needs.
English, , 247kb
A fresh approach to matching the costs of meeting environmental goals with the available resourcesAn important obstacle to achieving environmental goals in many coun-tries has been the failure to adequately address the associated finan-cial issue...