Main Article Content
This study aims to explore the link between government investment for environmental pollution control and environmental pollution disputes. To be specific, this research examined its hypothesis that the mean of percentage of settled petitions against environmental pollution damages in high environmental budgeting years are higher than those in low environmental budgeting years. All data for this research comes from Environmental Statistics Year Book by the Korean Ministry of Environment (1983~2006). To test the hypothesis, this study utilizes a t-test. The empirical result is not consistent with the alternative hypothesis that the mean of percentage of settled petitions against environmental pollution damages in high environmental budgeting years are higher than those in low environmental budgeting years. Also, limitations of this research with suggestions for future research on the environmental pollution and environmental pollution disputes coordination are discussed in this article.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Authors wishing to include figures, tables, or text passages that have already been published elsewhere are required to obtain permission from the copyright owner(s) for both the print and online format and to include evidence that such permission has been granted when submitting their papers. Any material received without such evidence will be assumed to originate from the authors.
Kang, M. O., Lee, B. K., & Lee, I. H. (2003). A Research on Development Plan for Environmental Budget in Korea. Korean Environment Institute Research, 1-175.
Mun, Y. S. (2001). The Structure and Characteristics of Environment Budget in Korea. Korean Association for Policy Science Research, 5 (3), 253-279.
Sa, D. W. (1997). The Resolution Mechanism of Environmental Conflict in an Ara of Localization; The Third Party Mediation. Korean Association for Public Administration Study, 31 (3), 187-201.
Lee, J. J. (1997). The Study on Structure and Efficiency of Environmental Budget in Korea. The Korean Economic Association Study, 13 (1), 257-282.
Lee, H. J. (2006). A Study on the Arbitral System of Environmental Dispute, Korean Public Land Law Association Study, 30, 395-409.
Environmental Statistics Year Book (from 1983 to 2006) published by the Korean Ministry of Environment.