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Is heavy fine the solution to tackle environmental pollution? [Copy link] 中文

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Post time 2007-2-1 11:53:24 |Display all floors
but money is not everything.

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Post time 2007-2-2 09:18:41 |Display all floors
this is one of way to tackle  the nation to pay attention on the environment   pollution ,if every one can work on it  a little ,then the enviroment will have great programe , and improve  people's environmental awarness
is trulya mothod . thanks

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Post time 2007-2-3 23:51:19 |Display all floors
Pollution should be taxed.

In the same way that we rent hotel rooms, apartments, and automobiles, we are also just using the earth for a short time.  Like with hotel rooms, apartments, and rented cars, the price should include a clean-up cost so that the earth is usable by those in the future.  

So when a business or a person pollutes the environment, the cost of clean-up or proper disposal of waste is not being factored into the cost of the product or service they are selling.  So a chemical company that pollutes is cutting true costs by improperly disposing of chemical byproducts and wastes.  Proper disposal would drive up the costs and hence the break-even price of the chemical company's products, but would reflect the true cost of making a good or service.

Taxing pollution is the way to make it economically inefficient to pollute the environment.  Once you remove the profit motive from an activity, then the activity will cease very quickly.

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Post time 2007-2-4 23:10:03 |Display all floors

Peaple should be responsible for the pollution

Sometimes,if the pollution happened somewhere.The goverment stood out to say sorry or to pay for it.
But,I think all of us should take the responsibility .Because we should be aware of that  the result belonged to us .No one can avoid that.
All for one ,and after that  our society wil be better.
Everyone will be better at taking care of the surroundings and themselves

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Post time 2007-2-5 16:39:10 |Display all floors

i am quite agree with you

Originally posted by richard23 at 2007-2-4 23:10
Sometimes,if the pollution happened somewhere.The goverment stood out to say sorry or to pay for it.
But,I think all of us should take the responsibility .Because we should be aware of that  the r ...

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Post time 2007-3-31 09:50:30 |Display all floors
Originally posted by matt605 at 2007-2-3 11:51 PM
Pollution should be taxed.

So when a business or a person pollutes the environment, the cost of clean-up or proper disposal of waste is not being factored into the cost of the product or service they are selling.


I agree there should be greater pressure on companies to focus on reducing pollution as much as possible. The fine of 1m Yuan seems low, but if this were used EACH DAY a company has broken laws it could add up very quickly - 30m Yuan each month.

This would make the CEOs pay more attention.

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Post time 2007-4-2 18:28:45 |Display all floors
Fine is one of many ways to 'educate' them, but halting all operations of these companies should be the case.

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