Transboundary air pollution balance in the new integrated European environment

Kaldellis, J.K., Chalvatzis, Konstantinos and Spyropoulos, Georgios (2007) Transboundary air pollution balance in the new integrated European environment. Environmental Science & Policy, 10 (7-8). pp. 725-733. ISSN 1873-6416

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Abstract

Ten out of the 12 new EU members, used to belong to the so-called “former eastern block”, with a post WWII environmental policy radically different from the tendencies followed in Western Europe. The lack of conservation regulations has resulted in a rather harmful industrialization, regarding natural resources and environmental quality. While airpollution transfer is a phenomenon of transboundary level, there is a particular interest in examining the contribution of the new EU member states to the environmental pressure faced by the older member states and vice versa. The current study utilises the official data for almost 20 years published by the European Monitoring and Evaluation Program concerning the transboundary transfer of NOx and SO2 in order to analyse the situation and discuss the present and future environmental policy regarding airpollution.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: air pollution,emep,eu-15,european union,nox,so2,transboundary transfer,air quality,article,environmental impact,environmental monitoring,environmental protection,industrialization,policy,priority journal,western europe
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > Norwich Business School
University of East Anglia > Faculty of Science > Research Centres > Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research
University of East Anglia > Faculty of Social Sciences > Research Groups > Business Regulation
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Depositing User: Elle Green
Date Deposited: 22 May 2012 09:27
Last Modified: 25 Jul 2018 05:48
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/38833
DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2007.06.002

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