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

Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1990.

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 231 pages) : illustrations
Note "Board on environmental Studies and Toxicology; Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Resources; Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
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.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Health risk assessment.
Cost effectiveness.
Environmental health -- United States.
Environmental policy -- United States.
Cost-Benefit Analysis.
Environmental Health.
Health Policy.
Health Status Indicators.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Hammond, P. Brett.
Coppock, Rob.
Other Form: Print version: Valuing health risks, costs, and benefits for environmental decision making. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1990 9780309041959 (DLC) 89064210 (OCoLC)21977661
ISBN 0585142491 (electronic bk.)
9780585142494 (electronic bk.)
0309041953
9780309041959