The National Bureau of Economic Research released a report earlier this month, detailing the positive impact that low ozone levels have on farm workers.
Read more from the New York Times here:
The study found that on average, when ozone levels declined by 10 parts per billion — approximately the level of tightening proposed by the E.P.A. — worker productivity climbed 4.2 percent. Extrapolating from that result, an across-the-board reduction of 10 parts per billion might yield a $1.1 billion annual increase in economic value in the nation’s agricultural sector. Continue reading