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Tradable permits

Trade permit schemes set a cap or quota for pollution in a given area, and only allow actors in that area to pollute according to the quantity of permits they hold.

 This factsheet presents an example of tradable permits scheme in place in the EU. See the EU polluter pays Member States factsheets for more examples of other polluter pays instruments in each Member State.

Generelle publikationer5 Oktober 2021
Tradable permits
Tradable permits
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