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Economic Analysis For Air Pollution Regulations: Asphalt Roofing And Processing, Final Report.

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This document is an Economic Impact Analysis of the National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) to limit air emissions from the production and processing of asphalt roofing processing and production. For existing asphalt roofing producers and processors, the analysis evaluates the market impacts to the industry including estimates of potential changes in market price, market quantity, employment impacts and the potential for facility or firm closures. The analysis also estimates the social cost or costs to society of this regulation. Impacts to potentially affected refineries are evaluated on a cost-to-sales ratio basis. New source impacts and small business impacts are also addressed.
The analysis for the final rule estimates greater impacts that the analysis for the proposed rule.

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Economic Impact Analysis; Market impacts; Social costs; Asphalt roofing and processing
Date:
Reference #:
2003
A.2003.8
Availability:
Yes
EPA Office:
Office of Air and Radiation
Office Suboffice:
Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards
Office Division:
Air Quality Strategies and Standards Division
EPA Author:
Chappell, Linda
Document Type:
Economic Impact Assessment
Contractors:
Research Triangle Institute
Document Status:
Final
Pages:
96

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