This report was prepared by Robert C. Anderson and Andrew Q. Lohof of Resource Consulting Associates under a subcontract to the Environmental Law Institute as part of cooperative agreement CR822795-01 between ELI and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Alan Carlin, EPA’s Project Officer, provided substantial assistance and helped to format the report for publication on EPA’s World Wide Web Site.
Many individuals provided valuable assistance during the course of this research. Literally hundreds of individuals in the U.S. and abroad offered details as to the design and performance of individual market-based approaches used to manage pollution. As the work progressed, other individuals offered their technical comments and reviews. In particular the authors would like to thank Tom Gillis and Michael Podolsky of the EPA Economy and Environment Division, and Byron Swift, the Environmental Law Institute's project manager.