Economic impacts of policies to control erosion and sedimentation in Illinois and other Corn-belt States

Seitz, W.D.; Osteen, C.; Nelson, M.C.

Best management practices for agriculture and silviculture Proceedings of the 1978 Cornell Agricultural Waste Management Conference: 373-382


Erosion and resulting sedimentation have been identified as an important agricultural nonpoint source of pollution to be controlled by the states under PL 92-500. A number of important economic issues relating to this process are examined. Achieving the objectives of this legislation will generate costs that will be borne by society.