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Study Reveals Often Overlooked Costs of Environmental Regulation

A recent technical article by MIT Associate Professor of Economics Stephen Ryan investigates how a particular set of environmental regulations, the 1990 Amendments to the Clean Air Act, affected the Portland cement industry. Although the Amendments didn’t impose any new restrictions on pollutant levels, they did require firms in the industry to apply for permits, submit plans for monitoring compliance, and pay… Read More ›