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Name of Article:
Amending the Clean Air Act to Establish Democratic Legitimacy for the Residual Risk Program 
Title of Book/Journal:
Virginia Environmental Law Journal 
Type:
Article 
English Translation:
 
Publication Date:
2003     
Author(s):
McCubbin, Patricial Ross
 Editor(s):
 
Volume:
22 
Issue:
Pages: 1    
Corporate Author:
 
Publisher:
   
EPA Number:
 
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Keyword(s):
CLEAN AIR ACT OF 1990 [CAA]
ECONOMICS
HEALTH
RISK ASSESSMENT
U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY
Comments:
 
 
 
 
    
 
Annotation:
This article discusses amending the Clean Air Act (CAA) to include the principles of the residual risk program. The author acknowledges that while over-regulation could impose significant, unnecessary economic burdens on large sectors of the U.S. economy, under-regulation could pose significant risks to the public health and that without such a consideration, the only rational conclusion is that no risk to the public health is "acceptable," and any emission standard established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that posed some risk to the public could only be arbitrary.
 
 
       
 
 
 

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