The Influence of Korean Central Government’s Budgeting for Environmental Protection Activities on Environmental Pollution Disputes Coordination

  • Yongjin Sa Assistant Professor, Department of Public Administration, Keimyung University
Keywords: Environmental Budgeting, Environmental Pollution Dispute, Environmental Pollution Control

Abstract

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.

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Environmental Statistics Year Book (from 1983 to 2006) published by the Korean Ministry of Environment.
Published
2019-10-26