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Expert judgment assessment of the mortality impact of changes in ambient fine particulate matter in the U.S



Expert judgment assessment of the mortality impact of changes in ambient fine particulate matter in the U.S



Environmental Science & Technology 42(7): 2268-2274



In this paper, we present findings from a multiyear expert judgment study that comprehensively characterizes uncertainty in estimates of mortality reductions associated with decreases in fine particulate matter (PM<sub>2.5</sub>) in the U.S. Appropriate characterization of uncertainty is critical because mortality-related benefits represent up to 90% of the monetized benefits reported in the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) analyses of proposed air regulations.

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DOI: 10.1021/es0713882


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