Project of review and adjustment on the soil and groundwater pollution remediation fees collection s
This project attempts to deliver specific and available suggestions for the amendment of the soil and groundwater pollution remediation fees levy system. Chapter 1 declares the background and main aims of the project. Chapter 2 investigates the justification of the soil and groundwater pollution remediation fees levy system and points out the potential problems of funds’ recovery. Accounting for the methodology built in former project, Chapter 3 analyzes the effects of proceeding relevant adjustments on the required amounts of the soil and groundwater pollution remediation funds and estimates the possible required amounts in four scenarios. Also, Chapter 3 does the cost and benefits analysis on the basis of methodology built in former project. Chapter 4 examines the possible amounts the soil and groundwater pollution remediation fees levy. And then Chapter 4 suggests the burden shares and fees of substances and wastes with consideration of current pollution circumstances. Chapter 5 simulates the economic impacts of the adjustment of the soil and groundwater pollution remediation fees levy system, and then compares the effects with the status quo. Chapter 6 builds a system dynamic model composed of fee module, cost and benefit module, and economic impact module to simulate the impacts of fees levy on environment and economy in different policy scenarios. Chapter 7 does study the successes of brownfields regeneration in the United Kingdom, the United States and Canada, and then deliver suggestions for future policy planning.
justification and legal status;soil and groundwater pollution remediation fees;cost and benefit analysis;economic impact analysis;system dynamics;brownfield regeneration