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How states make their own air pollution somebody else’s problem

Monogan III, James E., Konisky, David M. and Woods, Neal D. (2017) How states make their own air pollution somebody else’s problem. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (05 Jan 2017). Website.

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For now, one of the unfortunate byproducts of an industrial economy is air pollution, but states can often reap the benefits of industry and production while forcing other states to bear the costs. In a new study of tens of thousands of air polluters in the US, James E. Monogan III, David M. Konisky, and Neal D. Woods find that air polluters are more likely to be located near a downwind border compared to solid waste polluters; in effect, making air pollution another state’s problem.

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Additional Information: © 2017 The Authors, USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog, The London School of Economics and Political Science © CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2017 12:14
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 08:55

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