The Next Environmental Battleground: Indoor Air

Policy Reports | Energy and Natural Resources

No. 174
Sunday, November 01, 1992
by Dwight R. Lee

The proponents of indoor air regulation seek to protect workers' health and safety. However, since there is a relationship between low income and mortality, high regulatory costs may actually increase death rates. Further, the death rate increase may be most pronounced among workers with the lowest incomes.

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