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How banning dangerous chemicals could save the US billions

The Trump administration has argued that environmental regulations hold back economic productivity. Yet history suggests that the opposite is the case.  Look at phasing out lead in gasoline. To this day, the US receives a $200bn annual economic stimulus package each year because lead levels in children plummeted when the US Environmental Protection Agency moved to protect children.  Now, we realize that a larger suite of chemicals can disrupt hormones and cost our economy.  Read more...

 

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