Reducing Volatile Organic Compound Emissions from Pre-plant Soil Fumigation: Lessons from the 2008 Ventura County Emission Allowance System

An, Henry, Rachael E. Goodhue, Peter Howard, and Richard E. Howitt

from ARE Update Vol. 12, No. 5, May/June, 2009

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Abstract

In 2008, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation implemented a volatile organic compounds emission allowance system for emissions from the use of fumigants. We evaluate lessons from this program for the design and implementation of any future emission allowance systems.

Keywords

Soil fumigants, VOCs, emission allowances

Citation

An, Henry, Rachael E. Goodhue, Peter Howard, and Richard E. Howitt. "Reducing Volatile Organic Compound Emissions from Pre-plant Soil Fumigation: Lessons from the 2008 Ventura County Emission Allowance System." ARE Update 12(5)(2009):1-4. University of California Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics.
https://giannini.ucop.edu/publications/are-update/issues/2009/12/5/reducing-volatile-organic/