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Environmental Decisions in the Face of Uncertainty

final report : a report to the Governor and the Legislature of the State of Hawaii

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        StatementNational Academies Press
        PublishersNational Academies Press
        LC Classifications2013
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        Paginationxvi, 105 p. :
        Number of Pages40
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Recognizing and accommodating these changes provides the opportunity to increase decision making effectiveness. Environmental Protection Agency EPA decision documents and other communications to the public should systematically• the population exposed to the products consisted of infants and toddlers whose renal systems had not yet been fully developed; and 4.

Furthermore, as discussed below, the characteristics of those with whom EPA is communicating should also affect the strategy for communicating the decision, including the uncertainty in the decision.


The committee includes in the use of that term the whole population and individuals or individual subgroups within the whole population. As can be seen in the table, many organizations have no formal guidance materials related to their decision-making processes, and many do not conduct formal uncertainty analyses.1997; Law et al.

Communicators of information about uncertainty cannot completely eliminate these biases, but they should be aware of the potential for biases to influence the acceptance of and reaction to probabilistic information and, to the extent possible, account for these biases by adjusting communication efforts.

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