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COST EFFECTIVENESS OF ENVIRONMENTAL LEAD RISK MITIGATION IN LOW- AND MIDDLE-INCOME COUNTRIES
Ericson, B., J. Caravanos, C. Depratt, C. Santos, M. Gomez Cabral, R. Fuller, and M.P. Taylor.
GeoHealth 2(2):87-101(2018)

A review of the cost effectiveness of the remediation of a lead-contaminated site in the Dominican Republic that posed a health risk to the surrounding community showed that the project reduced a significant health burden for an acceptable cost according to thresholds established by the World Health Organization. https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/2017GH000109



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