Relaxing the Antipollution Upgrade Requirement for Factories

TitleRelaxing the Antipollution Upgrade Requirement for Factories
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsCox-White, B, Althaus, RA, Anestidou, L, Connolly, P, Keller, DR, Leever, M
Pagination2 p.
PublisherAssociation for Practical and Professional Ethics
Publication Languageeng
Keywordsbusiness , BUSINESS ethics , ENVIRONMENTAL , ENVIRONMENTAL ethics , Environmental Sciences , PUBLIC , Public Policy
AbstractOn October 15, 2003 the Bush Administration announced relaxed regulations on antipollution upgrades to old factories, refineries, and power plants. While supporters of the policy argue that this move is likely to help the economy and motivate companies from to make substantial upgrades to their factories - including voluntarily adding some anti-pollution upgrades, opponents say it allows dirty places to avoid making improvements and hence exacerbates pollution and acid rain problems.
NotesCase from the 2004 APPE National Ethics Bowl Championship. Copyright, Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, 2004.
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