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Document ID (ISN)56531
CIS number 91-1622
ISBN(s) 81-620-3914-8
Year 1991
Convention or series no. Naturvňrdsverket Rapport 3914
Title Economic instruments of control in environmental policy: Nickel-cadmium batteries and cadmium in phosphorus fertilizers
Bibliographic information Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, 171 85 Solna, Sweden, 1991. 33p. Illus.
Abstract This document represents part of a report by a Swedish commission set up to analyse the possibilities for increased usage of economic instruments of control in environmental policy. Contents: 1. Nickel-cadmium batteries (environmental problems; production and use of cadmium and current measures against its spread; types of NiCd batteries and their application; collection of discarded batteries; alternative to the NiCd battery). 2. Cadmium in phosphorus fertilisers (general observations on cadmium input into Swedish arable land and the production of phosphorus fertilisers; alternative instruments of control and their evaluation). The Commission's proposals, including the introduction of an environmental charge, are summarised.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; cadmium; pollution control; Sweden
Descriptors (secondary) report; storage batteries; legislation; economic aspects; environmental pollution; fertilizers
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Pollution control
Cadmium and compounds
Inorganic substances
Agricultural chemicals