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Green Is Good? Study Says New EPA Regs Clean Air While Fattening Wallets | Fast Company

The new EPA clean air standards call for new plant construction, investments in pollution controls, and the phasing out of older, inefficient coal plants. A report by environmental group CERES and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, (“New Jobs–Cleaner Air: Employment Effects under Planned Changes to EPA’s Air Pollution Rules”) argues that the jobs created will be high-paying, skilled labor positions and intensive professional jobs. On average, 290,000 jobs will be created in each of the next five years.

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