Earth Day 2002 Fact Sheet

 

The Rising Cost of Regulations Since the First Earth Day



 


Footnotes

1 W. Mark Crain and Thomas D. Hopkins, "The Impact of Regulatory Cost on Small Firms," Office of Advocacy, Small Business Administration, Washington, DC, downloaded from http://www.sba.gov/advo/research/rs207tot.pdf on April 2, 2002.
2 "Key Regulatory Facts & Figures," The Regulation Home Page, The Heritage Foundation, Washington, DC, downloaded from http://www.regulation.org/keyfacts.html on April 1, 2002.
3 "The Truth About Regulations and the Cost of Housing," National Association of Homebuilders, Washington, DC, 1995.
4 Letter to the Honorable John H. Chafee and the Honorable Max Baucus from John Murphy, General Counsel, United States General Accounting Office, June 9, 1999, downloaded from http://www.gao.gov/decisions/majrule/og99049.htm on April 3, 2002.
5 Melinda Warren, "Federal Regulatory Spending Reaches a New Height: An Analysis of the Budget of the U.S. Government for the Year 2001," Center for the Study of American Business, St. Louis, MO, 2000, p. 6, downloaded from http://wc.wustl.edu/csab/CSAB%20pubs-pdf%20files/RBR/RBR%2023.pdf on April 2, 2002.
6 Crane and Hopkins.
7 Ibid.

 

 

 

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