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EFFLUENT CHARGE

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French Equivalent: Taxe de déversement

Definition:
An effluent charge is a fee or tax to be paid on discharges into the environment, based on the quantity and/or quality of discharged pollutants.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Cross References:
Economic instruments

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Tuesday, November 06, 2001