This guidance provides an overview of the abatement cost methodology which is designed to value changes in air quality.
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It describes the abatement cost valuation process and highlights sources of further information, building on the principles set out in Air Quality Appraisal – Valuing Environmental Limits.
This methodology has been developed by Defra with support from the Interdepartmental Group on Costs and Benefits (IGCB), a Defra-led group of government analysts that provides advice relating to the quantification and valuation of local environmental impacts.