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RECORD NUMBER: 443 OF 1873
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Economic Impact of Acid Rain Legislation on Illinois.|
|CORP Author||Illinois State Environmental Protection Agency, Springfield. Air Quality Planning Section.|
|Report Number||IEPA/APC/83-010 ;AQPSTR-83-2;|
|Additional Subjects||Economic impact ; Illinois ; Air pollution control ; Regulations ; Forecasting ; Sulfur dioxide ; Mathematical models ; Acid rain|
This report estimates the cost to Illinois economy of complying with acid rain control legislation that would require an eight million ton reduction in sulfur dioxide within the 31 most eastern states. It is a strictly provential cost analysis; no benefits were included. Comprehensive impacts on Illinois economy were calculated using the Illinois Forecasting and Simulation Model, an econometric model of the state economy developed by Regional Economic Models, Inc. of Amherst, Massachusetts.