Session16

Session16 - Nutr 241A Agricultural Science and Policy I,...

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S e a r c h Readings: Session 16 Authors : Kathleen Merrigan, Ph.D., William Lockeretz, Ph.D. Readings EPA’s methyl bromide phase out page http://www.epa.gov.spdpublc/mbr/ . (Please read the why’s and when’s of the phase out and the Q and A section. Scan the critical use exemption information to gain a general sense of what this is about. As for the alternatives to MB, look at the US index of alternatives.) Economic implications of the methyl bromide phase-out http://www.epa.gov/ozone/mbr/index.html The Plan English Guide to the Clean Air Act , EPA http://www.epa.gov/oar/oaqps/peg_caa/pegcaain.html Key Questions In which states and for what crops is the methyl bromide use high? What is the potential economic impact of phasing out methyl bromide? What are the problems associated with adoption of alternatives to methyl bromide? What are the roles of the EPA and the state governments in implementing the Clean Air Act?
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course NUTR 241 taught by Professor Kathleenmerrigan during the Fall '06 term at TUFS.

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