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New approaches to evaluating and quantifying the benefits of chemicals regulation - contract 1 - CB01061

Description
The aim of this project is to develop a new approach to identifying, quantifying and where appropriate monetising the environmental benefits arising from chemicals regulation by seeking to develop hazard-benefit relationships for substances of concern based on historical evidence.

The work will have the following objectives:

1. Identify suitable example substances of concern based on historical evidence to be used as case-studies and collect the evidence establishing a link between the substance and effects reported in the environment.

2. Quantify (and where possible monetise) the link between the substances’ hazardous characteristics and the effect(s) reported in the environment.

3. Develop a generic model to estimate potential costs of not implementing future chemical management legislation.

Project Documents
• Executive Summary : Executive Summary of the Final Report concerning New approaches to evaluating and quantifying the benefits of chemicals regulation   (35k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2005

To: 2005

Cost: £50,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University - Lancaster
Keywords
Chemicals              
Environmental Protection              
Hazardous substances              
Pollution              
Toxic Substances              
Fields of Study
Chemicals and Nanotechnology