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Command and Control Regulation

Command and control regulations of the environment use standards set by a regulator. The standards are set in order to regulate the environment or ecology in such a way that its natural integrity is maintained at an acceptable level. The standards are mandated at some level and are enforced in law. The focus of the mandated standard is to outlaw excessive amounts of pollution. The mandated standard makes what might be otherwise an allowable overage of pollution an illegal act. The goal is to establish a legal principle to which the potential polluter must adhere and which the government can enforce. The results will be an efficient level of pollution control.

Command and control regulations are a form of public policy that uses laws, measurements, rules, ...

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