Environmental regulations have always been an easy target
JANUARY 23, 2017
There is theory to suggest that constraints on economic activity (e.g., regulations) will reduce economic activity. 1995) in the Journal of Economic Literature: More than two decades ago, the first Earth Day in 1970 marked the beginning of the modern environmental movement. The coincidence of these two major trends has led many to suspect that environmental regulation may be playing a major causal role in impairing the "competitiveness" of U.S.