by Kennedy Meier
National Center for Policy Analysis
August 25, 2011
Brief Analysis
Affordable energy is a key component of a prosperous economy. Higher energy prices and the loss of over 7 million jobs and billions of dollars of gross domestic product over the next two decades—with no offsetting public health or environmental benefit—will make present and future generations worse, not better, off. Congress should therefore act immediately to stop the EPA before it can further hamper our struggling economy.

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