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Extension of air quality damage costs - EP01013


Describes the approach and methodology used to derive the damage costs for air pollution for Defra as part of the Air Quality Strategy Review. It is stressed that the use of damage cost estimates is only recommended in certain circumstances e.g.:
·as part of a filtering mechanism to narrow down a wide range of policy options to a smaller number that are then taken forward for more comprehensive assessment;
·where air quality impacts are expected to be ancillary to the primary objectives.
Project Documents
• Final Report : Extension of air quality damage costs   (490k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2005

To: 2006

Cost: £23,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
AEA Technology
Air Quality              
Air quality monitoring              
Climate and Weather              
Climate Change              
Environmental Protection              
Sustainable Production