Health Outcomes of Reducing the Local Air Pollution Burden

Feasibility of Assessing Public Health Impacts of Air Pollution Reduction Programs on a Local Scale: New Haven Case Study (31 page pdf, Lobdell DT, Isakov V, Baxter L, Touma JS, Smuts MB, Özkaynak H, Environ Health Perspect, 18 Feb.18, 2011)



Today’s review article examines the feasibility of applying air quality modelling to the task of estimating health benefits resulting from improvements in air quality at the local level as a result of various strategies and programs. The conclusions point to the usefulness of this approach which was tested by scenarios running out 20 years into the future. This appears to a very useful tool as well for evaluating policy choices for improving urban air quality.

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