Regulatory Interventions

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Air pollution and its effects on health for various populations reflect the economic burden that emerges from these industries. Regulatory interventions intended to improve the health status must be tailored to meet the specific needs of the industry and populations being affected. This may be in the form of legislation that prohibits the use of certain fuels, policies that set limits on emissions, incentives that promote public transportation and recycling, investment in cleaner technologies, or subsidies to improve existing industries. Regulations can be in the form of taxes, fees, or penalties on industry or contracting with outside organizations to provide services or education. Each type of intervention targets a specific cause of pollution
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