Greener Pastures: Decentralizing the Regulation of Agricultural Pollution

By Elizabeth Brubaker.

This book traces the evolution of laws permitting farms to grow larger and to create nuisances — especially odours — that harm their neighbours. It argues for a return to a more decentralized, rights-based regulatory regime in which individuals and communities are empowered to protect themselves from polluting farms.

Published by the University of Toronto’s Centre for Public Management, 2007



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