8b - Government as Smart Buyer Benefits - Costs Costs...

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F.P. Salvucci/M. Murga 1.252J/11.540J Fall 2006 October 27, 2006 1 Government as Smart Buyer Benefits - Costs Costs Externalities Changing factor prices Political opportunity Levels of government Politics of short- and long-term Planning is about change and niche opportunities
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F.P. Salvucci/M. Murga 1.252J/11.540J Fall 2006 October 27, 2006 2 NEPA 1969 1) Define the problem 2) Consider alternatives 3) Project consequences 4) Share information with public and receive feedback "Draft" and "Final" 5) Choose action and mitigation 6) Citizen right of action Balance and process vs. outcome Section 4f; 404
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F.P. Salvucci/M. Murga 1.252J/11.540J Fall 2006 October 27, 2006 3 Transportation and Air Quality 1) Fuel consumption = vehicles (population) VMT ⎫⎧ Fuel population ⎭⎩ vehicle ⎭⎩ VMT 2) Pollution = FN (energy consumed) 3) Fix the system; fix the vehicle 4) Air quality problem as • lead •C O •H C , N O x O 2 5) Fad, or long-term driver of policy?
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course ESD 11.380j taught by Professor Fredsalvucci during the Fall '02 term at MIT.

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