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Question:What public health gains have been made through pollution control?

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by paris_smith | April 27, 2021 19:50 | #26375


The technologies used to reduce toxic pollution also reduce sulfur dioxide and fine particle pollution, with additional benefits for public heath.



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Please help my school with our studies in trying to find out how to change the problem of bad air quality.

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The EPA has a model for this, called BENMAP-CE, where you can calculate economic benefits of reducing different kinds of air pollution, like you mention. But it's complicated! I haven't been trained on it. I'm sure, if you search the research behind it, that there are studies that will discuss what you're looking for.

https://www.epa.gov/benmap

https://www.epa.gov/benmap/benmap-ce-training-materials

Co-Benefits Risk Assessment Screening Model (COBRA)- This as a screening tool that helps U.S. states and localities estimate the health and related economic benefits of changes in emissions of directly-emitted PM2.5 and PM2.5 precursors.

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Public health gains that have been made through pollution control is having good respiratory health.

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