Gulf of Mexico
Long Island Sound
The Environmentally Optimal Trading Ratio. (2001). by R.T. Woodward.
"Point/non-point source source trading of pollution abatement: choosing the right trading ratio" Arun S. Malik, David Letson, Stephen R. Crutchfield (1993). American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 75 (4): 959-967.
"When two wrongs make a right:second-best point/nonpoint trading ratios" (2005). Richard Horan, American Journal of Agricultural Economics 87 (2):340 - Link to abstract
The Coordination and Design of Point/Nonpoint trading programs and agri-environmental policies (2004). Richard Horan, James Shortle and David Abler. Agricultural and Resource Economics Review 33 (1): 61-78. (Article).
"Application of Market Mechanisms and Incentives to Reduce Stormwater Runoff: An Integrated Hydrologic, Economic, and Legal Approach." (2005). Punam Parikh, Michael A. Taylor, Theresa Hoagland, Hale Thurston, William Shuster. Environmental Science & Policy.
Implementation of the EPA's Water Quality Trading Policy for Storm Water Management and Smart Growth. (2005). Kathleen M. Trauth and Yee-Sook Shin. Journal of Urban Planning and Development 131(4): 258-269.
The Current Controversy regarding TMDLs: Contemporary perspectives "TMDLS and Pollutant Trading" (2003). Ann Powers, Vermont Journal of Environmental Law volume 4. Link to article
A framework for pollutant trading during the TMDL allocation phase (2004). A. Zaidi et al. American Society of Agricultural Engineers Conference Paper.
The Economics of Total Maximum Daily Loads. Keplinger, Keith. 2003. Natural Resources Journal 43(4). Link.
"Applying Lessons Learned from Wetlands Mitigation Banking to Water Quality Trading." (Feb 2005). White Paper prepared for: Office of Policy, Economics, and Innovation, and Office of Water, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. By: Mark Landry, Antje Siems, and Gerald Stedge, Abt Associates Inc. and Leonard Shabman, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. (PDF).
National Forum on Synergies Between Water Quality Trading and Wetland Mitigation Banking (Jan 2006) - Environmental Law Institute.
Water Quality Trading: What can we learn from 10 years of wetland mitigation banking? (2005). Eric Raffini and Morgan Robertson, National Wetlands Newsletter 27 (4) - Link to abstract.
Wetlands and Water Quality Trading: Review of Current Science and Economic Practices with Selected Case Studies - US EPA Report (EPA/600/R-06/155 - July 2007).
GLTN Comments to the EPA on Proposed Changes to the NPDES Program:
Nonpoint Source Pollution Control: Breaking the Regulatory Stalemate. (Environmental Defense)
"Nutrient Trading Advocated to Improve Water Quality." (2002). K. Christen. Environmental Science and Technology 36(3): 53A-54A. Abstract.
"Pollutant Trading: Key to Better Water Quality." (2002). K. Christen, Environmental Science and Technology 36(13): 270A-272A.
The Potential for Water Quality Trading in Ohio. Article by Brent Sohngen at OSU Extension and AED Economics, Ohio State
University, on policy issues and questions on water quality trading.
Stacking Opportunities and Risks in Environmental Credit Markets. (2011). Jessica Fox, Royal C. Gardner, and Todd Maki. Environmental Law Institute.
World Resources Institute (WRI)
"Awakening the 'Dead Zone': An Investment for Agriculture, Water Quality, and Climate Change." (2003). Suzie Greenhaulgh and Amanda Sauer. WRI Issue Brief.
Fertile Ground: Nutrient Trading's potential to cost-effectively improve water quality. (2000). Paul Faeth, World Resources Institute. Link.
A Guide to Market-Based Approaches to Water Quality. (2006). World Resources Institute. PDF.
Nutrient Trading: Improving Water Quality Through Market-Based Incentives. (2004). World Resources Institute.
Water Quality Programs: an International Overview. WRI Issue Brief no.1 (March 2009). (PDF)
Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF)
The Full-Text Reports can be Ordered from the WERF Website.