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Removal of Carcinogens from Drinking Water: A Cost-Benefit Analysis

Page, Talbot and Harris, Robert J. and Bruser, Judith (1979) Removal of Carcinogens from Drinking Water: A Cost-Benefit Analysis. Social Science Working Paper, 230. California Institute of Technology , Pasadena, CA. (Unpublished)

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This study is an analysis is of the costs and benefits of implementing the amendment to the interim primary drinking water regulations proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency in January, 1978 (EPA, 1978). Specifically, the study will consider the benefits and costs involved for those water supply systems which would be required to remove organic contaminants by installing granular activated carbon (GAC) as a post-filtration adsorbent.

Item Type:Report or Paper (Working Paper)
Additional Information:Published in The Scientific Basis of Health and Safety Regulation, edited by Robert Crandell and Lester Lave. Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institution, 1981.
Group:Social Science Working Papers
Series Name:Social Science Working Paper
Issue or Number:230
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ID Code:82521
Deposited By: Jacquelyn Bussone
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