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A Monte-Carlo Approach to Including Uncertainty in Regulatory Risk Analysis: Reanalysis of DBCP Cancer Risk for Fresno County, California
Reviews the current approach to regulatory environmental health risk analysis, focusing on the context of pesticides. Offers a fundamental criticism of this approach, proposes an alternative general approach based on Monte-Carlo simulation, and provides an example of its application in the area of cancer risk analysis for a pesticide groundwater contaminant.
1. Benefits Analysis
1. Benefits Analysis - Quantification without MonetizationEnvironmental Media:
b. Water - Groundwater
d. Chemicals - PesticidesAuthors:
Bogen, Kenneth T.
Spear, Robert C.EPA Project Officer/ Manager:Geographic Area:
California, Fresno County (CA)Study Purpose: Empirical Application, Methodology Development & Evaluation
- Participating Organizations
California at Berkeley, University of, School of Public Health, Environmental Health Sciences Program Address:
City: Berkeley State: CA ZIP:
- Report Details
FinalDate: 06/22/1984Number of Pages: 24Grant/Contract #:
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