The assessment of health impacts and external costs of natural gas-fired power plant of Qom

  title={The assessment of health impacts and external costs of natural gas-fired power plant of Qom},
  author={Reza Fouladi Fard and Kazem Naddafi and Masud Yunesian and Ramin Nabizadeh Nodehi and Mohammad Hadi Dehghani and Mohammad Sadegh Hassanvand},
  journal={Environmental Science and Pollution Research},
The external health damage costs of the combined cycle natural gas-fired power plant of Qom were investigated via the simplified impact pathway approach. Emitted particulate matter (PM10) and gaseous pollutants (NOx, CO, and SO2) from the power plant stack were measured The health effects and related costs were estimated by QUERI model from AirPacts according to the emissions, source and stack parameters, pollutant depletion velocities, exposure-response functions, local and regional population… Expand
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