Environmental Economics

Evaluation of Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards Cost-effectiveness Analysis: Final Report

This report evaluates the cost-effectiveness efforts of one of EPA's program offices, the Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards (OAQPS). In this evaluation an extensive database prepared by OAQPS consisting of cost-effectiveness analyses for 48 New Source Performance Standards and 29 Control Technique Guidelines was reviewed. In Chapter I criteria are presented that were used to evaluate the OAQPS cost-effectiveness database. In Chapter II, the methodology used by OAQPS is described. Chapter III presents detailed evaluations of the calculation for four industries that formed the basis for much of the overall evaluation. Chapter IV briefly highlights how cost-effectiveness analyses can facilitate both intra- and inter-industry comparisons

  • Keywords

    Subject:
    2. Cost-Benefit and Cost Effectiveness Analysis
    3. Cost and Economic Impacts Analysis
    2. Cost-Benefit and Cost Effectiveness Analysis - Major Programs and Media
    2. Cost-Benefit and Cost Effectiveness Analysis - Surveys and Critiques
    2. Cost-Benefit and Cost Effectiveness Analysis - Methodology
    3. Costs and Economic Impact Analysis - Economic Impacts
    3. Costs and Economic Impact Analysis - Surveys and Critiques
    3. Costs and Economic Impact Analysis - Methodology
    Environmental Media:
    a. Air
    a. Air - Stationary Source
    Authors:
    Temple, Barker & Sloane, Inc.
    EPA Project Officer/ Manager:
    Geographic Area:
    United States
    Study Purpose:
    Methodology Development & Evaluation
    Inventory Record #: EE-0356
  • Participating Organizations

    Research Organization:

    Temple, Barker & Sloane, Inc.Address: 33 Hayden Ave.
    City: Lexington State: MA ZIP: 02173
    Phone: Fax:
    E-mail:
    Funding Organization:
    Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Policy Analysis, Economic Analysis DivisionAddress:
    City: Washington State: DC ZIP: 20460
    Phone: Fax:
    E-mail:
  • Report Details
    Type:
    Final
    Date:
    10/22/1982
    Number of Pages:
    53
    Comment:
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