"But by not considering these side benefits, 'you’re ignoring important effects' on society from regulations, says Alan J. Krupnick, an economist with the think tank Resources for the Future. He says the EPA’s proposal would downplay side benefits while fully tallying their counterparts—the indirect costs of rules. An example of an indirect cost is unemployment if companies opt to close polluting factories."
US EPA plan would hobble its ability to regulate
Media Highlight from Chemical & Engineering News — Jan. 3, 2019