Environmental Economics

A Review of Air Pollutant Damage to Materials

The report is divided into two sections: 1. Physical damage, and 2. Economic Estimates.
The physical damage section discusses the following:

    Introduction;
    Sulfur oxides, including their effects on ferrous metals, nonferrous metals, paint, textiles, building materials and works of art, and other effects;
    Particulate matter;
    Nitrogen oxides;
    Ozone;
    Other pollutant effects;
    References.
The economic estimates section is divided into the following subsections:
    Introduction;
    Types of economic damage;
    Methods for calculating economic impact on materials damage;
    Specific economic damage functions, including choice of materials, paint, structural metals, electrical components, fabrics, plastics and elastomers, non-metallic building materials, and works of art and historical monuments;
    References.

    Subject:
    1. Benefits Analysis
    1. Benefits Analysis - Quantification without Monetization
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Revealed Preference
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Revealed Preference - Other
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Cost of Damages Avoided
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation - Cost of Damages Avoided - Resource/Environmental Harms
    Environmental Media:
    a. Air
    a. Air - Tropospheric
    Authors:
    Yocom, John E.
    Stankunas, Alexander R.
    EPA Project Officer/ Manager:
    Geographic Area:
    United States
    Study Purpose:
    Data Development
    Inventory Record #: EE-0397
  • Participating Organizations

    Research Organization:

    TRC Environmental Consultants, Inc.Address:
    City: Wethersfield State: CT ZIP:
    Phone: Fax:
    E-mail:
    Funding Organization:
    Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Developent, Environmental Criteria and Assessment OfficeAddress:
    City: Research Triangle Park State: NC ZIP: 27711
    Phone: Fax:
    E-mail:
  • Report Details
    Type:
    Draft
    Date:
    10/01/1980
    Number of Pages:
    97
    Comment:
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