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What are the health costs of pollution?

The European Commission has published a Future Brief that explores how to assign an economic value to the health impacts of three types of pollution: air pollution, noise pollution and exposure to toxic chemicals. The report outlines some of the methodologies that have been used to account for health costs, both in Europe and other parts of the world.

Link to the report “What are the health costs of environmental pollution?”: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/integration/research/newsalert/pdf/healt...

 

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