Policy Regarding Non-Point Pollution


Copyright 2001 Laura Linman


Aldrich, James R. Pollution Prevention Economics: Financial Impacts on Business and Industry. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1996. – A study that looks at bridging the gap between microeconomic theory and pollution prevention.Interesting ideas in a textbook form.

Beatley, Timothy, David J. Brower, Anna K. Schwab. An Introduction to Coastal Zone Management. Washington D.C.: Island Press, 1994. – Gives a complete discussion on coastal zoning.Lays out the coastal areas, management issues, policy and planning,

Dosi, Cesare, Theodore Tomasi. Nonpoint Source Pollution Regulation: Issues and Analysis.The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994. – Describes the sources of nonpoint pollution and gives the reasons for incentive programs to help control pollution.

Galasso, George A. Washington State’s Coastal Nonpoint Program: A resource Interdependence Perspective. Washington: University of Washington Press, 1993. – A dissertation that takes a look at nonpoint pollution and how it effects coastal management in Washington State.

National Resources Defense Council, Inc. Poison Runoff: A Guide to State and Local Control of Nonpoint Source Water Pollution. USA: not known, 1989. – A detailed breakdown of nonpoint pollution sources, its effects on water quality and federal policies that help to regulate and manage pollution.

Organisation For Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD). Market and Government Failures in Environmental Management. Paris: OECD, 1992. – Looks at the positives and negatives of environmental management by government standards.

OECD. Environmental Policy: How to Apply Economic Instruments. Paris: OECD, 1991.

Portney, Paul R. Public Policies for Environmental Protection. Washington D.C.: 1990. – Starts with a brief background of the EPA and focuses on air, water, and toxic substances policy.

Puget Sound Finance Committee. Funding the Cleanup and Protection of Puget Sound. Olympia, Washington: 1989. – Report detailing the financial aspect of cleaning up ground water, marine, fresh water and nonpoint pollution.

Washington State Department of Ecology. 1998 Department of Ecology Report Implementation of The Dairy Nutrient Management Act. Olympia, Washington: 1999. – Gives a complete report of the Dairy Nutrient Management Act that regulates dairy farmers in Washington State.

Washington State Department of Ecology. 1993 Report to the Legislature: Underground Storage Tank Act. Olympia, Washington: 1994. – Lays out leak detection, licensing, and financial responsibility for leaky storage tanks in Washington State.

Washington State Department of Ecology. Washington’s Water Quality Management Plan to Control Nonpoint Sources of Pollution. Olympia, Washington: 2000. – Detailed report explaining nonpoint pollution sources their effects and the implementation of public policy.

Washington State Department of Ecology. Stormwater and Sediment Liability Study Report. Olympia, Washington: 1993. – Gives and overview of this problem in Washington State and identifies the issues at hand.It further explains the history and process of developing policy relating to this issue.

Washington State Department of Natural Resources. Changing Our Water Ways. Olympia, Washington: 2000. – Breaks down the current trends facing Washington State in regards to nonpoint source pollution and water quality.

Yeager, Peter Cleary. The Limits of Law: The Public Regulation of Private Pollution. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1991. – Gives the background of law regarding policy making for environmental issues.