The Costs of Pollution Regulation: Economic and Policy Implications for Illinois
Shanabruch, Charles H.
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This article examines the economic implications of pollution regulation in Illinois. This examination begins with an analysis of the economic structure of Illinois and industries' role in this structure. The article then examines the impact that environmental regulation has on the economic structure, concentrating on its effects on industry. The article next examines government's role in environmental regulation and concludes with the proposition that in order to foster economic growth in conjunction with environmental protection, the State and industry must embrace pollution prevention.