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GEMET
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Environmental
Thesaurus
community-pays principle
Definition

A tenet of environmental policy, according to which the costs of ecological challenges, environmental quality improvements and the removal of environmental hazards are allotted to community groups or local corporations and, thereby, to the general public.

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Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/1619