5 edition of Water-Quality Trading found in the catalog.
October 13, 2005
by McGraw-Hill Professional
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||329|
Water quality credit trading (WQCT) is an approach by the state of Florida to assist in the protection and improvement of Florida’s surface waters. The public policy of the state is: to conserve the waters of the state and to protect, maintain, and improve the quality thereof for public water supplies, for the propagation of wildlife and fish and other aquatic life, and for domestic. Water-quality trading is a market-based approach that allows a facility to meet its regulatory obligations by using the pollutant reductions created by another facility with lower pollution-control costs. This resource is a practical guide for evaluating the potential for water-quality trading and.
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Water pollution trading — or water quality trading, as proponents call it — is allowing polluters to opt out of installing pollution reduction technologies and, instead, purchase pollution “credits” from other sources who may or may not be controlling their own discharges. This pay-to-pollute scheme is not only endangering our rivers. The Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) needs reviewers for the special publication, Advances in Water Quality Trading as a Flexible Compliance Tool. Individuals interested in participating must work closely with WEF staff and dedicate expertise and time to ensuring the development of high-quality manuals according to a publication schedule. This publication will .
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Water quality trading (WQT) under the Clean Water Act (CWA) is an option for compliance with a water quality based effluent limitation (WQBEL) in a NPDES permit. EPA’s WQT Policy and WQT Toolkit for Permit Writers provide guidance to states, interstate agencies, and tribes on how to facilitate trading consistent with the CWA and its.
Water-Quality Trading: A Guide for the Wastewater Community - Kindle edition by Jones, Cy, Bacon, Lisa, Kieser, Mark S., Sheridan, David.
Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Water-Quality Trading: A Guide for the Wastewater : $ Water-quality trading is a market-based approach that allows a facility to meet its regulatory obligations by using the pollutant reductions created by another facility capable of doing it at a much lower cost.
This resource is a practical guide for wastewater treatment plants to use in evaluating the potential for water-quality trading and. Water quality trading is a highly evaluated and regulated environment designed to realize specific and measureable water quality improvements in areas of a watershed that might not normally see improvements.
Trading takes work, money, and commitment to achieve real goals. This guidance is designed to provide an understanding of the details. The terms water quality credit trading, water quality trading, thermal water quality trading, pollution trading, and effluent trading are all used interchangeably.
DEQ describes its program as “water quality trading” because the EPA specifically uses this term in their Trading Policy. In Brief. Water quality trading markets allow the operators of point sources of water pollution — such as sewage treatment plants or factories — to offset that pollution by purchasing credits representing reductions elsewhere.
But despite the presence of functioning programs across the country, the overall volume of trading remains low. To expand trading, stakeholders need to address the. Water-Quality Trading: A Guide for the Wastewater Community Cy Jones, Lisa Bacon, Mark Kieser, David Sheridan Water-quality trading is a market-based approach that allows a facility to meet its regulatory obligations by using the pollutant reductions created by another facility capable of doing it at a much lower cost.
This book focuses on the examination of problems existing within a mark- based system for water pollution control policy in the United States, and provides essential information for introducing market-based instruments for water quality management, presents general situations where trading may or may not work, and offers a recommendation for.
EPA's Water Quality Trading Toolkit for Permit Writers is a “how-to” manual on designing and implementing water quality trading programs. The Toolkit helps NPDES permitting authorities incorporate trading provisions into permits.
It will help improve the quality and consistency of trading programs across the nation. Commonly referred to as water quality trading (WQT) in the USA, this EPI is a market-based approach to pollution control in which pollutant reductions are treated as commodities.
This case study describes how a watershed-based flood control agency in southwest Ohio developed and managed a WQT program to provide a cost-effective alternative for. This book explores the status of water quality trading and recent changes in the industry and is a guide for implementing and using water quality trading for regulatory compliance purposes.
Topics such as current legal and regulatory challenges, in depth case studies, and future applications are discussed in.
Water Quality Credit Trading. Water quality credit trading (WQCT) is being tested in several states as a policy tool to stimulate provisions of clean water. For example, the focus of the California Grassland Area Program is the reduction of selenium water pollution in agricultural areas of the San Joaquin Valley.
Water Quality Trading Advancing voluntary and market-based solutions for improving water quality in a manner that maximizes economic efficiency and maintains environmental integrity. Eutrophication, the over-enrichment of freshwater and coastal ecosystems with nutrients (nitrogen and phosphorus), is a rapidly growing environmental crisis.
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Water quality trading can lower these costs and, thereby, unleash new opportunities to improve water quality. For instance, the regulatory approach distinguishes between “point sources” (traditional, direst sources of water pollution, like a waste pipe) and “non-point sources” (everything else but, most importantly, urban and.
USDA-EPA Water Quality Trading Roadmap The Roadmap is a searchable collection of water quality trading resources, including federal, state, and non-governmental information. In It Together A how-to reference for building point-nonpoint water quality trading programs developed by the Willamette Partnership.
Part One gives an overview, Part Two. Water Quality Trading Programs Regional projects offer unique opportunities to demonstrate large-scale approaches to solving our water quality challenges.
Regional water quality trading projects result in increased efficiencies through economies of scale by providing access to a larger market, allowing for a greater geographical reach.
Download a copy of NNWQT's guidance book, Building a Water Quality Trading Program. Check out EnviroAtlas to view + layers on scientific, demographic, and market indicators for ecosystem services, including many of the datasets used to develop this use case.
Ina growing interest in water quality trading in the Pacific Northwest, as well as a variety of ways to trade, sparked a need for consistency, transparency, and credibility in such programs across the region.
Willamette Partnership led a team of partners to identify common principles and practices to guide water quality trading in the Northwest. Water Quality Credit Trading: An Overview. Water quality credit trading is a tool for reducing the cost of meeting the environmental goal of controlling nutrients and sediments that severely affect streams, rivers, lakes, and estuaries.
Some states in the Mid-Atlantic have begun to encourage trading through legislation and rule-making. Water quality trading has gained increasing attention as an innovative approach for achieving water quality goals at lower cost. Where it is the appropriate tool, water quality trading (WQT) is a powerful and effective market-based approach to cleaner water.
This new book explores the status of water quality trading and recent changes in the sector. It is a guide for implementing and using water quality trading for regulatory compliance purposes.