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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACTIVITIES

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Definition:
Environmental protection activities are those where the primary purpose is the protection of the environment; that is, the avoidance of the negative effects on the environment caused by economic activities. The activities are generally classified according to the classification of environmental protection activities (CEPA 2000).

Source Publication:
United Nations, European Commission, International Monetary Fund, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, World Bank , 2005, Handbook of National Accounting: Integrated Environmental and Economic Accounting 2003, Studies in Methods, Series F, No.61, Rev.1, Glossary, United Nations, New York, para. 5.29.

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, July 05, 2005