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Technical Support Document for the Powerplant Impact Estimator Software Tool

July 20, 2010
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In particular, we focus on the impacts in the years 2010, 2015, and 2020 of reducing ambient concentrations of particulate matter less than 2.5 microns in aerodynamic diameter (PM2.5) — an air pollutant that has been linked to a variety of serious health effects, including asthma attacks, chronic bronchitis, hospital admissions, and premature mortality.