Citations with the tag: ENVIRONMENTAL impact charges
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- Scrap levy, urges RS study.
// Professional Engineering; 11/27/2002, Vol. 15 Issue 22, p13
Reports on proposals to replace the climate change levy with a carbon tax or carbon dioxide permits in Great Britain. Economic ways to cut carbon dioxide emissions; Penalties for electricity sources; Implications for environmental and climatic changes.
- An optimal greenhouse tax in an optimal growth model.
Lewis, Kenneth A.; Seidman, Laurence S. // Southern Economic Journal; Oct96, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p418
Focuses on the magnitude of the socially optimal initial greenhouse gas tax and the corresponding magnitude of emission control. Adaption of an optimal growth framework in his model assuming carbon emissions; Welfare function parameters; Performance of sensitivity analysis; Parameter values of...
- Environmental Policy.
Lewis, Kenneth A.; Seidman, Laurence S. // Russia Country Review; 2012, p312
The article offers information regarding the regulation and jurisdiction on the environmental policy in Russia.
- Environmental Policy.
Lewis, Kenneth A.; Seidman, Laurence S. // Kosovo Country Review; 2010, p101
The article reports that there were no available information depicted concerning the environmental policy in Kosovo.
- Despite reform moves, insurers add to their cleanup reserve funds.
Powers, Mary Buckner // ENR: Engineering News-Record; 7/24/95, Vol. 235 Issue 4, p20
Reports that insurance companies in the United States have already allotted money to pay for pollution claims despite Congress' move to reduce liability for corporate polluters. Company names; Budget; Force prompting the move.
- Catalan pledge on tourism tax.
Bentley, Ross // Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals (00494577); 3/15/2004, Issue 1709, p57
Reports that holidaymakers to the Catalan region are soon to be hit with a tourist tax have been denied by the Catalan tourist board's Great Britain director. The tax will only affect local Catalan citizens who will have to pay a levy similar to Britain's council tax. Fears were voiced in the...
- THIS WEEK . . . INGA VAN KYCK HAS A PROBLEM WITH THE BRIEF IN A PITCH FOR THE CARBON TAX.
Van Kyck, Inga // B&T Magazine; 4/15/2011, Vol. 61 Issue 2739, p13
The author relates a problem with the brief about carbon tax issues.
- Local lawyer is key in upsetting smog fee law.
Allen // San Diego Business Journal; 11/22/99, Vol. 20 Issue 47, p1
Reports on the victory of lawyer Barron Ramos in his legal challenge against the smog impact fee in San Diego, California. Court's ruling that the smog impact fee was unconstitutional; Agreement of Governor Gray Davis to return the fees to motorists who were charged soon after moving to...
- Balearics postpones launch of tax until May.
Allen // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland; 2/4/2002, Issue 2499, p4
Reports the dismissal of the claims of an environmental tax to be imposed on tourists by the government of the Balearic Islands in Spain. Schedule of the effectivity of the tax; Concern of travel operators toward the imposition of the tax; Procedure for the implementation of the tax.
- Will taxes on pollution produce a cleaner planet?
Allen // Chemical Business; Nov97, Vol. 11 Issue 4, p57
Asks whether pollution taxes will produce a cleaner planet. Limitation of government regulations in reducing pollution; Solution posed by green taxes in pollution reduction; Limitation of green taxes in curbing pollution.
- Serving justice for the environment.
Wigginton, Stephen // Granite City Press-Record; 4/18/2012, Vol. 54 Issue 16, pA7
The article addresses the enforcement of environmental laws and programs which aim to protect the communities and the citizens.
- New Jersey Supreme Court Strikes Down Environmental Investment Charges.
Biderman, David // Waste Age; Aug2000, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p26
Reports that the New Jersey Supreme Court has overturned a lower court's ruling that Passaic County, New Jersey's environmental investment charges (EIC) are unlawful. Refusal of the city of Paterson to pay EIC; Passaic County's purchase of disposal rights in a Pennsylvania landfill;...
- South Africa delays carbon tax to 2015.
Biderman, David // TCE: The Chemical Engineer; Apr2013, Issue 862, p17
The article reports on the decision by South Africa to introduce the country's proposed carbon tax on January 1, 2015, instead of the previously announced fiscal year 2013-2014.
- Market-Based Environmental-Policy Instruments.
Metcalf, Gilbert E. // NBER Reporter; Summer2001, p12
Focuses on market-based environmental instruments in the United States. Impact of pre-existing tax distortions on environmental quality; Distributional implications of environmental-tax reforms; Areas of active environmental research.
- Carbon matter.
Clayton, Natasha // Accountancy; Jun2007, Vol. 139 Issue 1366, p14
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "The power equation" from the March 2007 issue.
- N.J. prevents Passaic County default; Court OKs waste fee.
Hoffman, David // Bond Buyer; 05/17/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30642, p1
Reports on the debt-service payment made by the state of New Jersey on May 14, 1999 to prevent a default on solid-waste bonds issued by the Passaic County Utilities Authority. Source of funds used to pay bondholders; Significance of the payment for the state's solid-waste debt crisis; Ruling on...
- Call to change CCL.
Grant, Alex // Printing World; 7/22/2002, Vol. 279 Issue 4, p8
Reports on a study commissioned by the Federal of Small Businesses, which claims that the Climate Change Levy, a tax imposed by Great Britain's government to encourage more efficient energy use, discriminates against smaller businesses and should be abolished. Tax's imposition of an additional...
- Controversial Truck Plan Moves Forward.
Grant, Alex // World Trade: WT100; Jul2011, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p16
No abstract available.
- Cleaning up Superfund.
Hofmann, Mark A. // Business Insurance; 3/11/2002, Vol. 36 Issue 10, p3
Reports the controversy over the reinstatement of the Superfund taxes in the U.S. Demand for the liability reformation of the environmental cleanup program; Resistance of the Congress to reintroduce the cleanup tax; Comments of President George W. Bush on the issue.
- 'We need an air pollution tax'
Hofmann, Mark A. // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland; 6/16/2003, Issue 2568, p15
No abstract available.
- IS TAXATION THE SOLUTION TO POLLUTION?
Yates, Patricia // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland; 6/16/2003, Issue 2568, p16
No abstract available.
- The Environment Tax Shift.
Franz, Damon // E: The Environmental Magazine; Mar/April2002, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p44
No abstract available.
- Levy charges ahead.
Franz, Damon // Works Management; Jun2001, Vol. 54 Issue 6, p20
Looks at how Great Britain's Climate Change Levy is affecting industry. Government's weapon against environmental damage to the climate by business; Reaction from the Engineering Employers Federation; Energy tax; Recommendations for soothing the financial impact.
- Here comes the taxman.
Franz, Damon // European Power News; Mar1999, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p1
Reports on developments related to energy taxes in Europe, as of March 1999. Speculations on the British government's plans to introduce energy taxes as part of its efforts to promote efficient energy use; Energy tax imposed by the Swiss government as a prelude to an ecological tax reform in...
- Mercer Co. Caught in Fallout From N.J. Court's Waste-Fee Ruling.
Higginbotham, Stacey // Bond Buyer; 08/02/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30945, p36
Reports on the repercussions for solid waste facilities of the New Jersey State Supreme Court's decision declaring as unconstitutional the environmental impact charges collected by resource recovery facilities. Reasons of the state for approving the environmental impact charges; Reaction of the...
- DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEES: IS LIMITED COST INTERNALIZATION ACTUALLY SMART GROWTH?
Rosenberg, Nick // Boston College Environmental Affairs Law Review; 2003, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p641
Examines the development impact fees in the U.S. Problem of urban sprawl; Definition of impact fee; Scope and applicability of impact fees.
Zimmermann, Klaus F. // Economic Bulletin; 2001, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p1
Editorial. Discusses the enforcement of the third stage of the ecological tax reform in Germany. Economic benefits of ecological taxes; Factors that led to concerns over petrol price increase; How the distributive effects of the ecological taxation concept would be mitigated.
- Judge rules tentatively against Teamsters in Visalia case.
Lindt, John // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley; 4/29/2011, p1
The article reports that Judge Paul Vortmann of Tulare County Superior Court in California has ruled out against a lawsuit filed by the Teamsters Union against the city of Visalia regarding the construction of a VWR International Inc.-owned distribution center in 2011.
- Regulating Chemical Emissions with Risk-Based Environmental Taxation.
Sadler, Thomas R. // International Advances in Economic Research; May2000, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p287
This paper develops a policy of risk-based environmental taxation for chemical emissions. A scoring index of chemical risk values for target pollutants first takes into account potential human health risk and ecological risk. A common tax base called the risk unit, which reflects the risk values...
- The next millennium? How about the next year!
Sadler, Thomas R. // World Watch; Nov/Dec99, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p6
Presents views on ways to achieve long-term goals in global natural resources conservation. Includes suggestions on ecological tax reform by Robert Costanza; Basic awareness of the natural world as foundation for environmental ethics by Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History; Land...
- British Columbia bottle fee draws flak.
Truini, Joe // Waste News; 03/13/2000, Vol. 5 Issue 43, p5
Reports the addition of nonrefundable fees to beverage containers by Encorp Pacific, a nonprofit agency that oversees nonalcoholic drink container recycling in British Columbia. Decision of the agency not to consult government officials on the move; Reaction of the officials on the move;...
- Public employment and environmental sustainability.
Forstater, Mathew // Journal of Post Keynesian Economics; Spring2003, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p385
This paper suggests that a public service employment (PSE) or job guarantee (JG) program run on the principles of functional finance can be designed to promote environmental sustainability. Unregulated or poorly regulated capitalist economies are both macroeconomically unsatisfactory (here...
- Environmental Policy.
Forstater, Mathew // Czech Republic Country Review; 2011, p190
The article presents information on the jurisdiction of the environmental regulation and protection in Czech Republic which is under the Ministry of Environment and notes the participation of the country on various international environmental agreements in conjunction with biodiversity, ozone...
- Toyota, Calif. Settle lawsuit.
Forstater, Mathew // Automotive News; 3/11/2002, Vol. 76 Issue 5974, p14
Reports the settlement of lawsuit of Toyota Motor Corp. with the state on pollution concerns in California. Amount of the suit settlement; Agreement to strengthen the green technology; Extension of warranties on emission control systems.
- IN BRIEF.
Forstater, Mathew // Travel Trade Gazette UK & Ireland; 5/6/2002, Issue 2512, p26
Presents news briefs on the British travel industry as of May 6, 2002. Collection of customer payments; Charges imposed by British Airways for calls made to its Rapport agency support number; Eco-tax on passengers travelling to the Balearics in Spain from May 1.
- The Impact of Pollution Abatement Investment on Productivity Change: An Empirical Comparison of the U.S., Germany, and Canada.
Conrad, Klaus; Morrison, Catherine J. // Southern Economic Journal; Jan89, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p684
In this paper we address this issue by considering the impact of pollution abatement investment on productivity growth measures. In this paper we have considered the often proposed suggestion that compliance with environmental regulations in the form of investment in "unproductive" capital,...
- Pollution Taxes When Firms Choose Technologies.
Amacher, Gregory S.; Malik, Arun S. // Southern Economic Journal; Apr2002, Vol. 68 Issue 4, p891
Considers the properties of a pollution tax when the regulated firm has a discrete choice of technologies with which to reduce pollution. Possible sequences of play made possible by the firm's technology choice; Technologies' difference in terms of the trade-off they embody between the fixed...
- It's time to talk.
Hinds, Sally // Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals (00494577); 7/12/2004, Issue 1726, p15
The recent decision by Miami and Las Vegas airports to impose new facility charges on car rental concessions at airports was a blow for the sector and demonstrated the influence airports can have on the industry. Over the past few years the industry worked hard to offer all-inclusive products...
- Industries win 80% cut in climate levy in return for efficiency targets.
Hinds, Sally // Professional Engineering; 01/12/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p9
Reports on the British government's agreement to an 80% discount in the climate change levy for ten industries in exchange for meeting energy efficiency targets. Impact of the energy savings on greenhouse gas emissions; Terms of memorandums of agreement signed between the government and the...
- Coatings Company Agrees to Address Violations Under EPA Audit Program.
Hinds, Sally // Paint & Coatings Industry; Apr2000, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p18
Reports that Hawthorne, New Jersey-based coatings and ink manufacturer Pan Chemical Corp. has agreed to make operational improvements as a result of the company's voluntary disclosure of environmental violations. Budget for the improvements; Terms of Pan Chemical's settlement plan with the...
- SHARING the WEALTH.
Dunkiel, Brian; Hamond, M. Jeff; Motavalli, Jim // E: The Environmental Magazine; Mar/Apr99, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p28
Focuses on the conflicts between the tax policy of the United States (US) and the nation's environmental goals. Influences on conservation efforts; History of the internal revenue tax code in the US; Information on toxic taxes; Tax shift proposed by environmentalists; Confusion of the public on...
- Pricing carbon: theory, practice, politics.
Pearse, Rebecca // Chain Reaction; Mar2011, Issue 111, p22
The article looks at the theory, practice and politics of pricing carbon. According to the author, the basis of environmental taxation policy is the expectation that price signals encourage environmentally friendly behaviour. There are said to be many economists who view carbon taxation as a...
- From UV spectra to degradability of industrial wastewater/definition and use of a 'shape factor.'.
Muret, C.; Pouet, M.F.; Touraud, E.; Thomas, O. // Water Science & Technology; 2000, Vol. 42 Issue 5/6, p47
Proposes a Shape Factor (SF) ratio of second derivative value at maximal wavelength on the corresponding peak absorbance for the characterization of ultraviolet spectra shape. Photochemical test for chemical and petrochemical wastewater; Classification of effluents according to UV spectra;...
- Environmental tax could rehab the earth.
Muret, C.; Pouet, M.F.; Touraud, E.; Thomas, O. // National Catholic Reporter; 2/9/96, Vol. 32 Issue 15, p24
Editorial. Discusses the need to impose environmental taxes in the United States according to research findings from the Worldwatch Institute in Washington, D.C. Relevance of the scheme to a flat tax proposal by presidential candidate Malcolm Forbes; Importance of considering changes in...
- Davis County area sewer fees to rise from $525 to $1,500.
Muret, C.; Pouet, M.F.; Touraud, E.; Thomas, O. // Enterprise/Salt Lake City; 06/19/2000, Vol. 29 Issue 51, p15
Reports the decision of North Davis Sewer Board in Utah to raise sewer impact fees for homes. Reasons for the increase; Effectivity date and allocation of the fees; Details on the existing sewer system of the county; Plan to build a system that can handle the projected quantity of waste...
- Environmental and public finance aspects of the taxation of energy.
Smith, S // Oxford Review of Economic Policy; Winter98, Vol. 14 Issue 4
Explores the environmental and public finance aspects of the taxation of energy in Europe. Advantages and limitation of ecotaxes; Costs and benefits of energy taxation; Factors influencing the choice of environmental tax policy instruments; Application of taxes on emissions; Application of...
- Water pollution and abstraction and economic instruments.
Cowan, S // Oxford Review of Economic Policy; Winter98, Vol. 14 Issue 4
Assesses the potential role for economic instruments in the regulation of water pollution and abstraction in Great Britain. Description of water supply processes; Externalities associated with abstraction and discharges of effluent; Policies on abstraction and pollution; Schemes for recycling...
- Shifting taxes.
Cowan, S // Natural Life; Nov/Dec97, Issue 58, p5
Provides information on the study conducted by Worldwatch Institute about environmental taxes. Effective tool for protecting the environment; Number of people who died due to air pollution; Information about the environmental taxes of several countries.
- Could smog soon be returning to our streets?
Clare, Mike // Heating & Ventilating Review; Jul2009, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p39
The article criticizes the improper incorporation of biomass appliances in buildings within Great Britain which fail to comply with the height discharge and efflux velocity standards set by existing environmental laws. It explains that these standards are often ignored by building contractors...
- Directive moves towards the 'internalisation of external costs' in all transport modes.
Clare, Mike // Construction Europe; May2011, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p20
The article presents information on the European Commission's White Paper, that discusses the proposed amendment of the "Eurovignette Directive," that demands the internalisation of the cost of noise, air pollution and congestion generated by heavy goods vehicles through charging for the use of...