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Don't put price on public health
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From Doug La FolletteWisconsin Secretary of StateSome members of Congress have declared war on the Clean Air Act, one of our country's most important laws protecting the air we breathe. Despite 40 years of success, these lawmakers say we can no longer afford the Act's protections. What they don't mention is that the Act has saved thousands of lives by cleaning up dirty air, held polluters accountable and created benefits valued at $22.2 trillion, 42 times the estimated costs of its regulations.