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Benefits and Costs of the Clean Air Act

Retrospective Study - 1970 to 1990

On October 15, 1997, EPA issued the first in this series of reports, entitled "The Benefits and Costs of the Clean Air Act, 1970 to 1990," following completion of a six-year process of study development and outside expert review. The report shows that the public health protection and environmental benefits of the Clean Air Act exceeded the costs of its programs by a large margin.

  • Study Design and Summary of Results: Detailed information on the study and its results.
  • Study Review: A description of the review process and a list of the distinguished scientists and economists who participated in the review of the study.
  • Electronic Copy: Electronic copies of the Abstract, Executive Summary, full report, or individual technical appendices.

 

 

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