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Bibliography of Water Pollution Control Benefits and Costs (1974)

Paper Number: EE-0015

Document Date: 10/01/1974

Author(s):  Development Planning and Research Associates, Inc.

Subject Area(s):

Economic Analysis, Water Quality Benefits

Keywords:  Economic Analysis, Water Quality Benefits


Computerized bibliography of water pollution control benefits and costs available by early 1970s was developed for the Environmental Protection Agency by Development Planning and Research Associates, Inc.

It was developed as one part of a project which is directed toward extrapolating regional estimates of water quality enhancement programs in order to arrive at preliminary national estimates of water pollution control benefits and costs.

Stage 1 of this project required the performance of a literature search of published research in this field and the development of a computerized bibliography of published research in this field. The bibliography includes approximately 3,000 relevant references, alphabetized by author and constitutes the most extensive literature search available on this subject.  The references listed have been screened and are considered relevant to the problems inherent in estimating water pollution control benefits and costs.  The attached glossary of abbreviations of literature sources and terms identifies those used in the bibliography.

A copy of this report is available at the National Service Center for Environmental Publications (NSCEP)

This paper is part of the  Environmental Economics Research Inventory.

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