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Project ID: 2006MI71B

Title: Protecting Critical Trout Streams Via a Water Quantity Cap and Trade Scheme

Project Type: Research

Start Date: 03/01/2006

End Date: 029/28/2007

Congressional District: 8th

Focus Categories: Economics, Water Use, Management and Planning

Keywords: water quantity, cap and trade, economic policy, offset credits, environmental mitigation, market driven water conservation

Principal Investigator: Batie, Sandra

Federal Funds: $15,000

Non-Federal Matching Funds: $38,001

Abstract: This work will use a fishery model related to trout survival to demonstrate how policy relevant economics can provide an integrated assessment that will be valuable for policy discussions.

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