The Brian Lehrer Show Edit this Published in The Brian Lehrer Show Life is Worth Less Listen 12 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/28204/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the statistical value of a life is estimated at $6.9 million -- that's 11 percent less than a few years ago. Frank O'Donnell, president of Clean Air Watch, and Peter Coy, economics editor at BusinessWeek, talk about the new estimate and how it affects the environment.