Chapter 11 of the 2000-2001 Book of the States contains the following tables:

Chapter 9 of the 2000-01 Book of the States contains the following tables:

Chapter 10 of the 2000-2001 Book of the States contains the following tables:

Chapter 6 of the 2000-2001 Book of the States contains the following tables:

Chapter 4 of the 2000-01 Book of the States contains the following tables:

Chapter 3 of the 2000-01 Book of the States contains the following tables:

Chapter 7 of the 2000-2001 Book of the States contains the following tables:

Chapter 5 of the 2000-2001 Book of the States contains the following tables:

From the lofty heights of Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., it may appear that the federal government makes all the important decisions about clean air policy. After all, US EPA  regulations and the detailed provisions of the 1990 Clean Air Act regulate pollutants that float in the air, pollutants released by industrial and mobile sources (cars and trucks), and the type

of fines and sanctions levied against violators. From the Capitol Hill perspective, all these  national standards and regulations are absolutely necessary. According to the cynics, if left to their own devices the states would adopt weaker and weaker environmental protection laws, creating a "race to the bottom" in which states compete for economic growth by enticing industry with less stringent - and less costly - regulations.

"Business incentives" can be broadly defined as public subsidies, including, but not limited to, tax abatement and financial assistance programs. They are designed to create, retain or lure businesses for job creation. The term can be used interchangeably as "industrial" or  development incentives." "Tax incentives" broadly refers to any credits or abatements of corporate income, personal income, sales-and-use, property or other taxes to create, retain or lure business. 'Financial incentives" broadly refers to any type of direct loan, loan guarantee grant, infrastructure development, or job training assistance offered to help create, retain or lure businesses.

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