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polluter pays principle

see POLLUTION.
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polluter pays principle

the principle that polluters should bear the SOCIAL COSTS of any POLLUTION that they cause. Adoption of this principle as part of government policy towards the environment involves intervening in markets to protect the environment by placing the onus of
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The ministry has estimated that state support could be paid from the annual dividends from Latvenergo energy company's profit and introducing the "polluter pays principle" that meets the EU and OECD recommendations.
The European Commission has commissioned a study on the application of the ''polluter pays'' principle in all EU Member States, including Bulgaria, reported Econ.bg
Tobacco giants should also be charged a "polluter pays" levy, which could raise PS150million per year, said the All Party Parliamentary Group on Smoking and Health.
A consensus was forged that all developer giants should pay the cost/tax of water usage based on the covered area in line with 'Polluter Pays Principle'.
ISLAMABAD -- During a meeting of officers from civic agencies of the twin cities and the Planning Commission, it was agreed that all developer giants should pay the cost and taxes on water use based on the covered area in line with the 'polluter pays principle'.
The reason is because I believe in "polluter pays" policies.
During this session of Congress, Pallone introduced H.R.2783-Superfund Polluter Pays Act, which would reauthorize the original Superfund fees and make polluters, not taxpayers, pay the costs of cleaning up Superfund sites.
"DIKO's proposal introduces a simpler and fairer system on charging fees, based on the principle that the polluter pays," he said.
Sir Alan said: "Bearing in mind that the Environment Agency failed to deal effectively with persistent and massive breaches of licensing conditions by Blackwater (North East) Ltd, leading to the Thrunton fire, surely the agency owes it to my constituents to remove the potentially polluting waste and charge the cost to Blackwater or its insurers, rather than the burden falling on the landowner who has done so much to help?" DEFRA Minister Dan Rogerson replied: "In my discussions with the agency, I have made it clear that we will do all we can to support all those who have been on the right side of this, but we need to consider carefully the correct method of making sure that the polluter pays."
The 33 articles discuss such topics as aluminum, energy and theology, the hydroelectric energy industry, the solar energy industry, energy investment law, the polluter pays principle, uranium, and utilities regulation.
The polluter pays' principle has proved all but impossible to apply in practice and there are insufficient mechanisms for public authorities to claw back investments if projects generate more revenues than expected,"said Henri Grethen, the ECA member responsible for the report.