Environmental Economics

The Health Costs of Air Pollution: A Survey of Studies Published between 1967 and 1977

This survey of 23 studies published between 1967 and 1977 finds that the estimated nationwide health costs of air pollution range from a few hundred to over ten billion dollars per year.

  • Keywords

    Subject:
    1. Benefits Analysis
    1. Benefits Analysis - Valuation
    Environmental Media:
    a. Air
    a. Air - Tropospheric
    Authors:
    Herman, Stewart W.
    EPA Project Officer/ Manager:
    Geographic Area:
    Study Purpose:
    Data Development
    Inventory Record #: EE-0179
  • Participating Organizations

    Research Organization:

    American Lung AssociationAddress: 1740 Broadway
    City: New York State: NY ZIP: 10019
    Phone: Fax:
    E-mail:
    Funding Organization:
    Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and DevelopmentAddress:
    City: State: ZIP:
    Phone: Fax:
    E-mail:
  • Report Details
    Type:
    Draft
    Date:
    09/23/1977
    Number of Pages:
    138
    Comment:
    Grant/Contract #:
    DA-6-99-8222J
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