Best Industries for Starting a Business in 2012

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Environmental Consulting

Between the BP oil spill and new laws aimed at reducing carbon emissions, the environmental consulting industry continues to boom. It's been growing at about 39% a year since 2007, with sales expected to top $20 billion this year. Over the next five years, revenues are projected to grow by 45% a year, and the industry is expected to add some 52,000 jobs. See more