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January 18, 2013 / needhamgrassroots

Reconsider “Red Tape”

mercury pollutionFrom WonkBlog – The mercury rule, published in February, delivers a $37 billion to $90 billion in health benefits annually, compared with its $10 billion yearly cost, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA estimates that the auto standards covering 2017 through 2025, published in October, will cost drivers $150 billion but save them $475 billion on fuel costs alone.

FROM: Report: New regulations cost $216B and 87 million hours of paperwork. What do they reap? – Washington Post – WonkBlog (1/14/2013) – http://s.shr.lc/13MsnDR

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