A discussion of the nontechnological aspects of air pollution. This report, one of six subpanel reports, traces the nature and extent of the control problem and problems in policy analysis; describes the structure of the systematic analysis that is followed; develops evaluation criteria; examines policy constraints, criteria for control and costs, and administrative and economic considerations; and develops two quantitative models. It examines a broad spectrum of alternatives and considers their impact on the national economy, the disadvantaged, and the poor. Uncertainties and their policy implications are examined. 56 pp.
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