The Ecological Benefits of EPA Actions: What Are They Worth?

SASHA GENNET
2004 BioScience  
W hat is the economic benefit of preserving and protecting environmental health in the United States? That is the question being asked of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), the branch of the White House that oversees the federal budgeting process. OMB mandates that each regulation or action proposed by federal agencies, including EPA, be justified by cost-benefit analysis in order to be approved for funding. But according to
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