Federal Energy Subsidies and Recycling: A Case Study.

Attributed Authors: Doug Koplow Published: Nov 1994
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Published in Resource Recycling, November 1994. Detailed assessment of how federal subsidies to the Bonneville Power Administration reduce the price of primary aluminum and with it the incentive to recycle the metal. The article estimated that the resulting undervaluation of embedded energy savings in aluminum scrap comprised between 7 and 18 percent of the scrap price.

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