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A decision to abate pollution involves a substantial commitment of society's resources. Benefit-cost analysis provides a systematic framework within which to estimate the cost to society of committing these resources to pollution abatement and the benefit to society of pollution abatement. A benefit-cost framework for air pollution abatement is set out and some of the difficulties in estimating costs and benefits are elucidated along with some rough costs.
Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference. Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc, 337-345.