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  • 1-January-1993

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    Taxation and the Environment: Complementary Policies.

    This report examines both approaches and discusses the tax and environmental policy issues raised by environmental taxes, (such as the desirability or non-desirability to earnmark to enviornmental programmes the proceeds of these taxes) and how tax and environmental policies can...

  • 23-July-1992

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    Recommendation of the Council on Integrated Coastal Zone Management [C(92)114/FINAL]

    Recommends that, to help achieve the goals of ecologically sustainable development and integrated resource management, strategic planning and integrated management of coastal zones should be developed, and implemented by Member countries.

  • 31-January-1991

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    Recommendation of the Council on the Use of Economic Instruments in Environmental Policy [C(90)177]

    Recommends that Member countries make: i) a greater and more consistent use of economic instruments as a complement or a substitute to other policy instruments such as regulations, taking into account national socio-economic conditions.

  • 8-May-1979

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    Recommendation of the Council on the Assessment of Projects with Significant Impact on the Environment [C(79)116]

    Recommends that Member Governments integrate substantive environmental considerations into arrangements for regional and land-use planning, using environmental assessment procedures, into the planning and decision-making process of projects having impact on the environment.

  • 8-May-1979

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    Recommendation of the Council on Environment and Tourism [C(79)115]

    Recommends that Member countries fully integrate environmental considerations, at the earliest possible stage, in their tourism development policies and strategies.

  • 8-May-1979

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    Declaration on Anticipatory Environmental Policies [C(79)121/ANN]

    The Governments of OECD Member countries declare that they will strive to ensure that environmental considerations are incorporated at an early stage of any decision in all economic and social sectors likely to have significant environmental consequences.

  • 8-May-1979

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    Recommendation of the Council on Coal and the Environment [C(79)117]

    Recommends that Member countries, in elaborating policies for expanded coal use, develop or improve environmental protection and control measures with effect from the planning and policy drafting stage in order to achieve integrated environment and energy policies.

  • 3-July-1978

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    Recommendation of the Council on Noise Abatement Policies [C(78)73/FINAL]

    Recommends that member countries develop comprehensive noise abatement programmes and co-ordinate existing regulations and actions. In particular Member countries should develop comprehensive laws to cover all noise sources and means of action.

  • 14-November-1974

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    Declaration on Environmental Policy [C/M(74)26/FINAL]

    The governments of OECD Member countries declare that the protection and progressive improvement of the quality of the environment is a major objective of the OECD Member countries.

  • 18-September-1973

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    Recommendation of the Council on Measures to Reduce all Man-Made Emissions of Mercury to the Environment [C(73)172/FINAL]

    Recommends that the Governments of Member countries should adopt measures to reduce all man-made emissions of mercury to the environment to the lowest possible levels, with particular attention to the elimination of alkyl-mercury compounds.

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