A fresh look at the benefits and costs of the US acid rain program.

@article{Chestnut2005AFL,
  title={A fresh look at the benefits and costs of the US acid rain program.},
  author={Lauraine G Chestnut and David M. Mills},
  journal={Journal of environmental management},
  year={2005},
  volume={77 3},
  pages={252-66}
}
The US Acid Rain Program (Title IV of the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments) has achieved substantial reductions in emissions of sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxides (NOx) from power plants in the United States. We compare new estimates of the benefits and costs of Title IV to those made in 1990. Important changes in our understanding of and ability to quantify the benefits of Title IV have occurred. Benefits to human health now take a much higher profile because the contribution of SO2 and NOx… CONTINUE READING

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