The Environmental Protection Agency announced the results of a study that estimates the economic benefits of cleaning up facilities under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Corrective Action program. EPA’s analyses of 79 cleanups revealed that these facilities support 1,028 on-site businesses, which provide economic benefits including: $39 billion in annual sales revenue; over 82,000 jobs; and $7.9 billion in estimated annual employment income. EPA also developed brief profiles for more than 40 facilities to showcase the economic benefits that can be fostered through RCRA Corrective Action cleanups. The EPA’s report highlights the economic vitality and other positive impacts to their communities of two Texas facilities that are under the RCRA program: