Disclosure strategies, which involve public and/or private attempts to increase the availability of information on pollution, form the basis for what some have called the third wave in pollution cotrol policy (after legal regulation–the first wave–and market-based instruments–the second wave)-. While these strategies have become commonplace in natural resource settings (forest certification programs, for example), they are less familiar in a pollution control contect. Yet both the research on, and experience with, this approach is now growing in both de OECD and developing ccountries. This paper revies what the authors know and don’t know about the use of disclosure strategies to control pollution

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