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Agricultural benefits sector analysis for ozone

Raymond J. Kopp

Agricultural benefits sector analysis for ozone

methods evaluation and demonstration

by Raymond J. Kopp

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Published by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards in Research Triangle Park, NC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States.,
  • Air -- Pollution.,
  • Ozone.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Raymond J. Kopp, William J. Vaughan and Michael Hazilla.
    ContributionsVaughan, William J., Hazilla, Michael., Resources for the Future., United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[xii], 243 p. :
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17832189M

    Mining Sector Exemptions from the COVID Lockdown: Motivations and Triggers - Key Highlights Zimbabwe now relies heavily on mining. In , mineral exports contributed US$ billion, accounting for % of the country’s total export earnings and approximately 73% of the value of the National Budget. The environmental impact of agriculture is the effect that different farming practices have on the ecosystems around them, and how those effects can be traced back to those practices. The environmental impact of agriculture varies based on the wide variety of agricultural practices employed around the world. Ultimately, the environmental impact depends on the production . April — In this report, the Center for the New Energy Economy identifies clean energy opportunities in the agricultural sector and indicates policy changes and programs that will maximize the use of agricultural land in a manner that benefits agricultural producers, electric utilities, and the community. The sector faces challenges from rising population and economic demands. Climate change is also expected to exacerbate the energy supply situation. The energy sector constitutes about 49% share of total GHG emissions in CO 2 equivalent. However, as shall be discussed later, there are also opportunities created by climate change in the sector.


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Agricultural benefits sector analysis for ozone by Raymond J. Kopp Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Agricultural sector benefits analysis for ozone: methods evaluation and demonstration. [Raymond J Kopp; William J Vaughan; Michael Hazilla; Resources for the Future.; United States. Environmental Protection Agency.

Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards.]. AGRICULTURAL SECTOR BENEFITS ANALYSIS FOR OZONE: METHODS EVALUATION AND DEMONSTRATION Submitted to: Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Research Triangle Park, North Carolina Submitted by: Raymond J.

Kopp William J. Vaughan Michael Hazilla Resources for the Future. Agricultural sector benefits analysis for ozone: Agricultural benefits sector analysis for ozone: methods evaluation and demonstration by Raymond J Kopp (Book) 1 edition published.

The economic benefits to agriculture of a reduction of low-level ozone pollution in The Netherlands. photochemical air pollution to the area’s.

Our results indicate that ozone, even at levels below current air-quality standards in most of the world, has significant negative impacts on worker productivity, suggesting that the strengthening of regulations on ozone pollution would yield additional benefits.

These impacts of ozone on agricultural workers are also important in their own by: Raymond J Kopp has written: 'Agricultural benefits sector analysis for ozone' -- subject(s): Agriculture, Air, Economic aspects, Economic aspects.

Journal of Environmental Management () 30, The Economic Effects of Stratospheric Ozone Depletion on U.S. Agriculture: a Preliminary Assessment Richard M. Adams Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, U.S.A.

and Robert D. Rowe RCG/Hagler, Bailly, Inc., Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A. Received 22 August Cited by: 2. JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS AND MANAGEM () Assessing the Benefits of Alternative Ozone Standards on Agriculture: The Role of Response Information' RICHARD M.

ADAMS AND BRUCE A. MCCARL* Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon and *Texas A & M Cited by: This paper reports on an economic assessment of ozone on US agriculture using recent crop response data from the National Crop Loss Assessment Network (NCLAN).

The results are derived from a US agricultural sector model that includes major crop and livestock production as well as domestic consumption, livestock feeding and export uses.

EPA’S OZONE AIR QUALITY STANDARDS AND AGRICULTURE On Oct. 1,the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) strengthened the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone, based on extensive scientific evidence about ozone’s effects on public health and welfare.

The strengthened. Ecological issues related to ozone: agricultural issues Ju¨rg Fuhrera,*, Fitzgerald Bookerb,c aSwiss Federal Research Station for Agroecology and Agriculture (FAL), Air Pollution/Climate Group, ReckenholzstrasseCH Zurich, Switzerland bUSDA/ARS, Air Quality–Plant Growth and Development Research Unit, North Carolina State University, Inwood Road.

quality benefits beyond those directly associated with reduced concentrations of the individual pollutants them-selves.

The direct benefits of the Clean Air Act from to include reduced incidence of a number of adverse human health effects, improvements in visibility, and avoided damage to agricultural crops.

Based on. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Volume 38 Number 2,Sector Analysis. In McCarl secured a grant from USDA to develop a quick turn around alternative to Earl Heady's Iowa State Agricultural sector models in conjunction with Harry Baumes and Tom Spreen and later Ching-Cheng Chang.

Levels of ozone concentration have grown dramatically and the effects of ozone exposure have been examined in virtually thousands of studies worldwide. This timely new reference presents the state of the art in ozone regulation, human health effects, agricultural implications, and the economics of ozone reduction.

Agriculture is the science and art of cultivating plants and livestock. Agriculture was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that enabled people to live in cities. The history of agriculture began thousands of years ago.

After gathering wild grains beginning at leastyears ago, (—) European Union: Tropospheric Ozone Pollution, Agriculture, and Food Security Feng et al. () also follo wed similar experimental model with two weeks old rice seedlings exposed at 0. Ozone Generators, Ozone Monitors & Controllers, Ozone Accessories, Ozonation Systems having a rich experience in the field of Ozone and Ozone Applications C, Sector, Noida.

The committee reviewed the health benefits analyses contained in the regulatory impact assessments (RIAs) prepared for the following EPA rule-makings: (1) “Particulate Matter and Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards” (EPA ), (2) “Tier 2 Motor Vehicle Emissions Standards and Gasoline Sulfur Control Requirements” (EPA a), and (3) “Heavy Duty.

Recommendation 5. The public sector must act on its responsibility to provide quality education to ensure well-informed decision-making in both the private and public sectors.

This effort encompasses efforts in the agricultural sector, in the academic sector, and in the public sector at large.

Recommendation 5a. The assessment methodology for the case of ozone was implemented using both detailed farm-level models and a macro or sector model. The agricultural sector model component is a price-endogenous mathematical programming model of the agricultural sector, i.e., an activity analysis spatial equilibrium model (Takayama and Judge, ).

Goals / Objectives Continue a project to evaluate ozone for use as a fumigant on fresh fruit and nuts to control pests of commodities following harvest. Acquire and fabricate test equipment, develop ozone detection methodology and establish the efficacy of various dosages of ozone to eliminate insects from several commodities.

Tropospheric Ozone guides you through the history of air pollution legislation and cites government initiatives to reduce ozone emissions. Ozone concentration data is supplied for a variety of geographic regions in examining the causes of ozone concentration and its potential effects on human populations, crops, and by: Ozone is a naturally occurring gas in the atmosphere.

It is made up of three oxygen atoms. Ozone is a highly unstable and reactive toxic gas, which combines with other gases in the air. Ozone found in the stratosphere is called stratospheric ozone and protects living things from the harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays of the sun/5(10). Developing Agricultural Burning Emissions Inventories to Support the Quantification of Fire-Related Ozone Impacts for an Exceptional Event Demonstration STI Kenneth Craig, Yuan Du, Stephen Reid Sonoma Technology, Inc., Petaluma, CA Tom Gross, Doug Watson Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Topeka, KS Presented at the.

A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Tropospheric Ozone Pollution, Agriculture, and Food Security: /ch Increasing population and unsustainable exploitation of nature and natural resources have made “food security” a burning issue in the 21st century.

During theAuthor: Abhijit Sarkar, Sambit Datta, Pooja Singh. Kopp RJ, Krupnick AJ () Agricultural policy and the benefits of ozone control. Am J Agric Econ – CrossRef Google Scholar Lave LB () The cost of abating sulfur, nitrogen, and ozone air by: 5.

Wargent JJ(1), Jordan BR. Author information: (1)Institute of Agriculture and Environment, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

[email protected] Largely because of concerns regarding global climate change, there is a burgeoning interest in the application of fundamental scientific.

Downloadable. Agricultural crop production is highly dependent upon environmental conditions among which air quality plays a central role. Various air pollutants have been identified as a potential influence on commercial crops including SO2, NOx, O3 and CO2. In particular, ozone in the lower atmosphere has been identified as a serious cause of crop loss in the United States.

Studies on the Use of Ozone in Production Agriculture and Food Processing Proceedings of the International Ozone Association Pan American Group 2 Alliance (AFTA).

This paper summarizes these efforts to have ozone approved as an antimicrobial agent for both processed foods and agricultural products. This report also. Legal Meanings and Scope. Agriculture includes farming in all branches and, among other things, includes the cultivation and tillage of soil, dairying, the production, cultivation, growing and harvesting of any agricultural and horticultural commodities, the raising of livestock or poultry, and any practices performed by a farmer on a farm as an incident to or in conjunction with.

To our knowledge, this is the first such study to examine both the impacts of climate (temperature and precipitation, or T and P trends) and the direct effects of SLCPs (BC and ozone) on historical yields.

Previous work has used statistical models to estimate temperature and precipitation impacts on historical crop yields (); similar statistical analyses have explored Cited by: • EPA analyzed the benefits and costs of reducing pollution to meet alternative ozone NAAQS standards – This is the RIA – Regulatory Impact Analysis • The benefit and cost analysis is required by Executive Order • The benefit and cost analysis is not used when selecting the proposed ozone standards.

The global impact of ozone on agricultural cropyields under current and future air quality legislation Rita Van Dingenena,*, Frank J. Dentenera, Frank Raesa, Maarten C. Krolb, Lisa Embersonc, Janusz Cofalad aEuropean Commission – DG Joint Research Centre, Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Ispra, Italy b Department of Meteorology and Air Quality.

Agricultural crop production is highly dependent upon environmental conditions among which air quality plays a central role.

Various air pollutants have been identified as a potential influence on commercial crops including SO2, NOx, O3 and CO2. In particular, ozone in the lower atmosphere has been identified as a serious cause of crop loss in the United States and seems likely to be. Grahame Dixie. Grahame Dixie has over 35 year of experience as a practitioner of agricultural development and is currently the World Bank's agribusiness advisor in the Agriculture and Environmental Services department, where he provides advice on the design and implementation of agricultural commercialization projects.

This project seeks to improve current understanding of the emission of tropospheric ozone (tO3) precursors from animal feeding operations (AFO).

Commercial dairies will be subdivided into physical regions defined by operations conducted in those regions (e.g. liquid manure impoundments, free-stall flush lanes, and open lot corrals). The variability in reactive organic. This book provides an analysis of funding for agricultural research in the United States and presents a proposal to strengthen this system.

Its premise is that a judicious but substantial increase in research funding through competitive grants is the best way to sustain and strengthen the U.S. agricultural, food, and environmental system.

1 Introduction. Tropospheric ozone is a pollutant that reduces vegetative productivity [Ainsworth et al., ].For the last 50 years, ozone concentrations in some parts of the United States have reduced productivity of crops [Heck et al., ] and damaged other sensitive vegetation [Lee et al., ].To quantify the decreases in yield of sensitive vegetation, the American National.

Agricultural yields in the United Sates have been trending upward at an exponential rate since New crop varieties (including hybrid corn) as well as the expansion of fertilizer, irrigation, and pesticide use are most commonly cited reasons for this remarkable productivity gain that outpaced most other sectors of the economy.

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By Rip G. Rice, Ph.D., Dee M. Graham And Matt T. Lowe. Ozone, a gas that is a triatomic form of oxygen, has been used for years in applications such as treatment of municipal water and bottled water.Climate change and agriculture are interrelated processes, both of which take place on a global warming affects agriculture in a number of ways, including through changes in average temperatures, rainfall, and climate extremes (e.g., heat waves); changes in pests and diseases; changes in atmospheric carbon dioxide and ground-level ozone concentrations; .