Assessing the Pollution Efficiency Index Ratings of the Rust Belt Plaintiffs in the Recent Lawsuit Challenging the Clean Air Act Rollback

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Volume-68 Issue-2
Year of Publication : 2020
Authors : James Tanoos
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V68I2P205


MLA Style: James Tanoos  "Assessing the Pollution Efficiency Index Ratings of the Rust Belt Plaintiffs in the Recent Lawsuit Challenging the Clean Air Act Rollback" International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology 68.2 (2020):24-28.

APA Style:James Tanoos Assessing the Pollution Efficiency Index Ratings of the Rust Belt Plaintiffs in the Recent Lawsuit Challenging the Clean Air Act Rollback  International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, 68(2),24-28.

The economic well-being of the Rust Belt geographic region of the United States is reliant on manufacturing output for the strength of their industrial sector.However, four Rust Belt states have recently challenged the rollback of the prior administration’s Clean Air Act, which many pundits indicate is contrary to their economic well-being.This paper will examine that commonly held notion by assessing the pollution records and related economic output of those four plaintiffs located in the Rust Belt versus the plaintiffs located elsewhere in the US.


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