Assessing Costs Associated with Impacts to Air Quality

Monday, May 23, 2011

Substantial economic costs are likely to occur if air quality in the areas surrounding BLM lands continues to deteriorate as the result of proposed actions and developments such as increased oil and gas exploration and production. There are tools readily available to assist the BLM in conducting a thorough analysis of the health-related costs of increased ozone exposures for citizens living near and visitors to BLM lands, so that these costs can be given due consideration in land management decisions.

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