Benefits and Costs of the Clean Air Act
First Prospective Study - 1990 to 2010
On November 15, 1999, EPA issued the second in this series of reports, "The Benefits and Costs of the Clean Air Act, 1990 to 2010." This second study, the first of an ongoing series of prospective analyses, was also issued after a six-year process of study development and outside expert review. This first prospective study also finds that the benefits of the programs and standards required by the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments significantly exceed costs.
The report includes an Executive Summary which describes the study and its findings in more detail and nine technical appendices which provide in-depth documentation for each of the analytical components.
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|SAB Closure Letter||3,072||SAB Peer Review Closure Letter|
|Full Report||9,951||Full Report: Title page, Executive Summary, Table of Contents, Tables, Figures, Main Report Text (Chapters 1-8), Appendices A-I|
|Main Body||1,183||Title page, Executive Summary, Table of Contents, Tables, Figures, Main Report Text (Chapters 1-8).|
|Appendix A||860||Appendix A: Emissions Analysis|
|Appendix B||731||Appendix B: Direct Costs|
|Appendix C||2,490||Appendix C: Air Quality Modeling|
|Appendix D||1,925||Appendix D: Human Health and Visibility Effects of Criteria Pollutants|
|Appendix E||1,748||Appendix E: Ecological Effects of Criteria Pollutants|
|Appendix F||255||Appendix F: Effects of Criteria Pollutants on Agriculture|
|Appendix G||1,255||Appendix G: Stratospheric Ozone Assessment|
|Appendix H||924||Appendix H: Valuation of Human Health and Welfare Effects of Criteria Pollutants|
|Appendix I||148||Appendix I: Implications for Future Research|