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Valuing health risks, costs, and benefits for environmental decision making [electronic resource] : report of a conference / P. Brett Hammond and Rob Coppock, editors ; Steering Committee on Valuing Health Risks, Costs, and Benefits for Environmental Decisions.

Contributor(s): Hammond, P. Brett | Coppock, Rob.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1990Description: 1 online resource (xii, 231 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0585142491 (electronic bk.); 9780585142494 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Health risk assessment | Cost effectiveness | Environmental health -- United States | Environmental policy -- United States | Cost-Benefit Analysis | United States | Environmental Health | Health Policy | Health Status Indicators | Risques pour la sant�e -- �Evaluation | Co�ut-efficacit�e | Hygi�ene du milieu -- �Etats-Unis | Environnement -- Politique gouvernementale -- �Etats-Unis | SCIENCE -- Environmental Science (see also Chemistry -- Environmental) | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Environmental Policy | Aufsatzsammlung | Gesundheitsgef�ahrdung | Krankheitskosten | UmweltpolitikGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Valuing health risks, costs, and benefits for environmental decision making.DDC classification: 363.7/05 Other classification: QX 700 Online resources: ebrary | EBSCOhost | MyiLibrary | National Academies Press | MyiLibrary, Table of contents
Contents:
Preface -- Executive summary -- Introduction -- The making of cruel choices / Milton Russell -- The politics of benefit-cost analysis / R. Shep Melnick -- Benefit-cost analysis as a source of information about welfare / Peter Railton -- Comparing values in environmental policies: moral issues and moral arguments / Douglas E. MacLean -- Environmental policy making: act now or wait for more information? /Jeffrey E. Harris -- Choice under uncertainty: problems solved and unsolved / Mark J. Machina -- Conclusions -- Appendix. Setting national standards for inorganic arsenic emissions from primary copper smelters: a case study / Ralph A. Luken.
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"Board on environmental Studies and Toxicology; Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Resources; Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council."

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Preface -- Executive summary -- Introduction -- The making of cruel choices / Milton Russell -- The politics of benefit-cost analysis / R. Shep Melnick -- Benefit-cost analysis as a source of information about welfare / Peter Railton -- Comparing values in environmental policies: moral issues and moral arguments / Douglas E. MacLean -- Environmental policy making: act now or wait for more information? /Jeffrey E. Harris -- Choice under uncertainty: problems solved and unsolved / Mark J. Machina -- Conclusions -- Appendix. Setting national standards for inorganic arsenic emissions from primary copper smelters: a case study / Ralph A. Luken.

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