THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology
Committee on Estimating Mortality Risk Reduction Benefits
from Decreasing Tropospheric Ozone Exposure
Monday, April 21, 2008
2325 Rayburn House Office Bldg. – 2:00 p.m.
410 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg. – 3:00 p.m.
415 Hart Senate Office Bldg. – 4:00 p.m.
Estimating Mortality Risk Reduction and Economic Benefits from Controlling Ozone Air Pollution
This new report from The National Academies evaluates the Environmental Protection Agency's scientific approaches for estimating how to reduce premature death due to ozone exposure and monetary benefits associated with reductions in ozone exposure for the National Ambient Air Quality Standards, which the EPA uses as a baseline to control criteria pollutants.