Economic benefits of reducing SO2 emissions from the cement industry


El-Fadel, M. (2003) Economic benefits of reducing SO2 emissions from the cement industry. Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management, 5, (1), 99-120. (doi:10.1142/S1464333203001231).

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The cement industry constitutes a major source of air pollution and its environmental impacts have historically raised considerable public concern. This paper presents a health-based economic assessment of reducing particulate and sulfate emissions from a cement industrial complex. The economic valuation of the potential decrease in mortality and morbidity rates due to emissions reduction was conducted using a human capital approach and a cost of illness approach, respectively.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 1464-3332 (print)
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Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Civil Engineering and the Environment
ePrint ID: 52950
Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2008
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:36
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/52950

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