Economic perspective of environmental management for natural resources development

CIM Bulletin, Vol. 85, No. 965, 1992

S.K. Mukhopadhyay, S.K. Pal and J. Bhattacharya, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India

While time and again many authors have categorically stressed the restoration of the environment, very little effort has been made in the mineral industry to develop the economy of environmental control. There are many abatement procedures that search a maze of variants. Among them pricing environmental damage seems to be more logical and easily implementable.