Modeling the benefits of power plant emission controls in Massachusetts.

  title={Modeling the benefits of power plant emission controls in Massachusetts.},
  author={J Levy and John D. Spengler},
  journal={Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association},
  volume={52 1},
Older fossil-fueled power plants provide a significant portion of emissions of criteria air pollutants in the United States, in part because these facilities are not required to meet the same emission standards as new sources under the Clean Air Act. Pending regulations for older power plants need information about any potential public health benefits of emission reductions, which can be estimated by combining emissions information, dispersion modeling, and epidemiologic evidence. In this… CONTINUE READING


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