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EPA Regulations Would Eliminate 586,000 Manufacturing Jobs

Created on February 17, 2015

EPA Regulations Would Eliminate 586,000 Manufacturing Jobs

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Read the original report, "The Obama Administration’s Climate Agenda Will Hit Manufacturing Hard: A State-by-State Analysis," by Kevin D, Dayaratna, Nicolas Loris, and David W, Kreutzer.

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EPA regulations on carbon dioxide emissions would significantly impact the U.S. manufacturing sector. By 2023, 34 states would lose 3–4 percent of their manufacturing jobs, and nine other states would lose more.

Source: Authors’ calculations based on data from the Heritage Energy Model. For more information, see the Appendix.

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Tags: climate-change, EPA, Environmental-Protection-Agency, employment, manufacturing