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Environmental And Economic Benefit Analysis Of Proposed Revisions To The National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Regulation And The Effluent Guidelines For Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations.

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This report addresses the environment and economic benefits of several alternative regulatory scenarios, including two scenarios that EPA is proposing. It examines in detail four environmental quality improvements that would result from the regulatory changes: (1) improvements in the suitability of freshwater resources for fishing and swimming, (2) reduced incidence of fish kills, (3) improved commercial shellfishing, and (4) reduced contamination of private wells.

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Reference #:
2001
W.2001.3 B
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EPA Office:
Office of Water
Office Suboffice:
Office of Science and Technology
Office Division:
Engineering and Analysis Division
EPA Author:
NR
Document Type:
Benefit Analysis
Contractors:
Research Triangle Institute; Stratus; Tetra Tech; Industrial Economics, Incorporated
Document Status:
Final
Pages:
549
Report URL:
http://

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