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Refer back to Table 10.4 of the marginal benefit

and cost estimates for the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments. Conduct an individual benefit-cost analysis for each of the three major components of the amendments, namely, acidic deposition, urban air quality, and hazardous air pollutants. What do you conclude?微信图片_20190804121330.jpg

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TABLE 10.4 Portney's Benefit-Cost Analysis of the 1990 CAAA
Acidic
Urban Air
Hazardous Air
Deposition
Quality
Pollutants
[Title IV)
(Titles II and V)
Aggregate
Aggregate
[Title III)
Range
Point Estimate
Annual Marginal
$4
$19-$22
$6-$10
Costs
$29-$36
$32
Annual Marginal
$2-$9
$4-$12
SO-$4
$6-$25
Benefits
$14
NOTE: All values are stated in billions of 1920 dollars
Source: Boost on Fortney (1990he

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