09 Dec '11, 1am

Making it real: new study shows exactly where EPA regulations create jobs

Making it real: new study shows exactly where EPA regulations create jobs

Coalition for Environmentally Responsible Economies (Ceres), now shows us exactly where jobs will be (and have been) created from the supposed “job-killing” environmental regulations under attack in the US House of Representatives. It’s a nice complement to other studies (click here and here , for example) that project employment changes more broadly across different “sectors” of the economy (e.g. “construction,” “manufacturing,” etc.). Here, we see actual industries, involved in actual pollution abatement activities, with actual firms, hiring actual workers, in actual places across the US.

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/ljohnson/making_it_real...

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