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Unformatted text preview: evel, including an examination of the number of jobs and the level of wages in the sector. The
data show that employment peaked in the late 1990s and has been on a largely downward trajectory since then, with traditional manufacturing
states hit particularly hard. Given its size and importance, we cannot ignore the consequences of such a decline. Adv: Congestion 1AC/2AC Add-On
Congestion increases emissions from cars
Page, Staff Writer for Burlington Free Press, 2012 (Candace, A simple formula, June 23, 2012,
http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/article/20120624/GREEN/306240010/Vehicle-pollution-follows-simpleformula?odyssey=mod%7Cnewswell%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE%7Cs, July 2, 2012; FAS)
(The longer those cars are stuck in traffic — idling in jams on Main Street and Williston Road, or stuck at Essex Five Corners during
rush hour — the more pollutants and greenhouse gases they emit. “Congestion and air pollution — they are
synonymous,” says Dick Valentinetti, director of the state Air...
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