2015 Study of Econ Impact of Environmental Regulation

Walton Family Foundation study of the size and scope of the environmental restoration industry, and its effects on the economy.

“Based on this analysis we conclude that the domestic ecological restoration sector directly employs ~ 126,000 workers and generates ~ $9.5 billion in economic output (sales) annually. This activity supports an additional 95,000 jobs and $15 billion in economic output through indirect (business-to-business) linkages and increased household spending.”

“…the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ instituted a unique Green Goods and Services survey, which found that the “green” economy accounted for 3.4 million U.S. jobs in 2011, with the vast majority of jobs in the private sector.”

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