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Priority Policy Options

This technology assessment concludes with an examination of eleven priority policy options available to the Congress to help bring about sustainable water management in the United States. The policy options are called ``priority'' because they are identified as those most likely to be highly effective or cost-efficient in acheiving national water resource sustainability. These policies were developed through a synthesis of the information presented in the following chapters, along with an understanding of the type of policy tools available to the Congress. The priority policy option are analyzed in terms of their anticipated first-order and higher-order policy impacts.



Andy Wingo 2001-12-10