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Price Savings in GHG Regulations: The Flexible Standard

I recently wrote an entry on the estimated effects of recent EPA ozone regulations.  In short, the EPA is currently finalizing rules regulating greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from existing steam-boilers and refineries.  My entry quantifies the estimated negative impacts on the U.S. economy. A study by Dallas Burtraw, Anthony Paul, and Matt Woerman addresses possible … Continue reading

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EPA’s New Ozone Rulemakings: More Harmful than Helpful?

Praised by environmentalists and panned by business groups, EPA’s recent rulemakings for ground-level ozone is causing quite the stir.  The rule proposes to cut the national ambient air-quality standard to between 60 and 70 parts per billion (ppb) of allowable ozone.  The current level is 75 ppb. The Washington Times cited the possible damaging effects … Continue reading