How Markets for Water Would Protect the Environment

Publication Date: June 1989

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Kent Jeffreys

Research Area: Environment

Keywords: Energy and environment

Type: Report


The growing acceptance among environmentalists of markets for water allows George Bush to capture the initiative on this aspect of environmental policy. He can, in short, propose a new federal approach to water policy that pursues environmental as well as economic goals by introducing markets as a major tool.