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ENVIRONMENT-RELATED DEFENSIVE ACTIVITIES

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French Equivalent: Activités de defense de l’environnement

Definition:
Environment-related defensive activities are activities that may include:

(a) preventive environmental protection,

(b) environmental restoration,

(c) avoidance of damage from repercussions of environmental deterioration, and

(d) treatment of damages caused by environmental repercussions.

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

Cross References:
Defensive environmental costs

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Thursday, November 08, 2001