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Policy & Guidance: Interim Economic Guidance for Water Quality Standards Worksheet AB

Worksheet AB

Private-Sector Development

Factors to Consider in Making a Determination of Widespread Social and Economic Impacts

Define the affected community in this case; what areas are included. _______________________________________ (1)
Current unemployment rate in affected community (if available). _______________________________________ (2)
Current national unemployment rate. _______________________________________ (3)
Additional number of persons expected to collect unemployment in affected community due to compliance with water quality standards. _______________________________________ (4)
Expected unemployment rate in the affected community after compliance with water quality standards (Current # of persons collecting unemployment in affected community + (4)/labor force in affected community. _______________________________________ (5)
Median household income in affected community. _______________________________________ (6)
Total number of households in affected community. _______________________________________ (7)
Percent of population below the poverty line in affected community. _______________________________________ (8)
Current expenditures on social services in affected community. _______________________________________ (9)
Expected expenditures on social services due to job losses in the affected community. _______________________________________ (10)
Current total tax revenues in the affected community. _______________________________________ (11)
Tax revenues paid by the private entity to the affected community. _______________________________________ (12)
Tax revenues paid by the private entity as a percentage of the affected community's total tax revenues.* _______________________________________ (13)
Current statewide unemployment rates. _______________________________________ (14)
Additional number of persons expected to collect unemployment in the State due to compliance with water quality standards. _______________________________________ (15)
Expected statewide unemployment rate, after compliance with water quality standards (Current # of persons collecting unemployment in State + (15)/labor force in State. _______________________________________ (16)
Current expenditures on social services in State. _______________________________________ (17)
Expected statewide expenditures on social services due to job losses. _______________________________________ (18)

* In some cases, the affected community will include more than just the municipality in which the private entity is located. If so, the analysis should consider the private entity's tax revenues as a percentage of the tax revenues for only the municipality in which the entity is located.

 


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