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New Study Estimates Economic Impact of Delayed Energy Projects in Trillions

A study released last week by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce found that the delay of renewable energy projects across the U.S. due to regulatory and legal barriers is potentially costing the nation more than $575 billion. The Chamber estimates that construction of the 351 projects included in the study could generate nearly 2 million jobs per year. And indirect economic and employment benefits if the projects were built and operated for 20 years were found to be in the trillions.
Posted on March 15, 2011 By Jessyca Sheehan
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