Factors affecting the implementation of government air pollution reduction and elimination policy: a case study of Map Ta Phut industrial estate, Rayong Province, Thailand

Authors

ศ.ดร.สุรสิทธิ์ วชิรขจร

Published

Environmental Impact 2014

Abstract

This study aims at finding factors affecting and enabling us to predict the achievement of policy implementation of government since the announcement of a pollution-control zone in Map Ta Phut industrial estate.

This research collected data from 157 industrial factories in the Map Ta Phut industrial estate. The data collection process used a questionnaire.

The survey data was analyzed by using frequency, percentage, mean, standard deviation, Pearson’s Correlation Coefficient, and Multiple Regression Analysis.

The main results showed that:
1) The achievement of government air pollution reduction and elimination policy implementation was at a high level;
2) According to the results from Multiple Regression Analysis, only 4 independent variables, including the developing of an action plan, campaigning and public relations, participation of workers, and availability of resources, coordinately were able to predict the achievement in policy implementation at the overall level with 67.7% correctness. The campaigning and public relations were the first predictor.

Keywords: policy implementation, air pollution policy, Map Ta Phut industrial estate.

Factors affecting the implementation of government air pollution reduction and elimination policy: a case study of Map Ta Phut industrial estate, Rayong Province, Thailand . สหราชอาณาจักร, second international conference on environmental and economic impact on sustainable development, incorporating Environmental economics,Toxicology and Brownfields (695-704).