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RIA for WFD Standards - WT0703WFD

Description
Research to support effective appraisal and decision support processes, incorporating recent developments in valuation, decision analysis and market research.
Objective
The RIA is to provide an assessment of possible costs (including compliance, monitoring and administrative costs), benefits and impacts of compliance with the following proposed standards from UKTAG:

• EQS for all UK-wide specific substances;
• EQS for the physico-chemical elements; and
• use of the hydromorphological framework.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2006

To: 2006

Cost: £59,510
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Risk and Policy Analysts Ltd
Keywords
Environmental Protection              
Standards              
Water Framework Directive              
Water Quality              
Fields of Study
Water Quality