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Where EPA Regulations Would Hit the Hardest

Created on February 17, 2015

Where EPA Regulations Would Hit the Hardest


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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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States in the Midwest would lose the largest number of manufacturing jobs due to proposed EPA regulations on carbon dioxide emissions. A total of 296 U.S. congressional districts would lose 1,000 or more jobs.

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