Benzene Reductions in Houston 1990-2020 - Section 812 Air Toxics Health Benefits Case Study


EPA's Office of Air and Radiation (OAR) has requested Council review of a case study entitled "Section 812 Prospective Study of the Benefits and Costs of the Clean Air Act: Air Toxics Case Study & Health Benefits of Benzene Reductions in Houston, 1990-2020." This case study presents a methodology for assessing the benefits of reducing benzene levels in the Houston, Texas, area over 30 years. OAR conducted this case study as part of the second prospective study on the costs and benefits of the Clean Air Act programs being developed by EPA's Office of Air and Radiation (OAR).

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Public Meetings and/or Teleconferences

Meeting DateTitle
05/09/2008 to 05/09/2008Review of the Benzene Case Study

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Final Report

Final Report(s)

Report TitleReport Number
Benefits of Reducing Benzene Emissions in Houston, 1990-2020EPA-COUNCIL-08-001

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