Environmental regulations drove steep declines in US factory pollution

A new study by economists shows that between 1990 and 2008, air pollution levels plummeted. The evidence shows that environmental regulation and the associated cleanup of production processes played important roles in those steep declines. Manufacturers are producing the same types of goods, but they've taken significant steps to clean up their production processes, the authors say.

Environmental regulations drove steep declines in US factory pollution

The federal Clean Air Act and associated environmental regulations have driven steep declines in air pollution emissions over the past several decades, even as U.S. manufacturers increased production, ...

Thu 9 Aug 18 from Phys.org

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U.S. environmental regulations curbed air pollution, study shows

Environmental regulations enacted under the Clean Air Act are responsible for significant reductions in air pollution emissions over the last several decades.

Thu 9 Aug 18 from UPI

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