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Tax Breaks and Business Incentives

The government can also effect positive change in water management indirectly by providing financial incentives to businesses. By financially encouraging agricultural companies and producers to independently undertake initiatives related to water management or waste reduction, increases in water use efficiency and pollution reduction can be expected. Tax breaks to companies that take financial risks in order to minimize negative water-related impacts can be an effective use of federal money.

Andy Wingo 2001-12-10