EPA Cost-Benefit Guide Draws Advocacy On Co-Benefits, Climate, Jobs

April 24, 2020
EPA’s draft revision to longstanding guidelines for conducting cost-benefit reviews is drawing early advocacy on a range of issues, with Trump administration critics slamming its apparent de-emphasis of rules’ pollution co-benefits and industry attorneys embracing its call for a sharper focus on job losses from regulation. The guide is also drawing mixed reviews for its approach to climate change effects, with provisions alternately frustrating and pleasing Trump critics who fault current federal efforts to downplay climate risks. The critiques surfaced...

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