Analysis

Balancing Confidentiality and Transparent Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Balancing Confidentiality and Transparent Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

EPA and the EU differ over how to respect confidential business information while enforcing environmental regulation.

The Justice Department’s “Imminent” Decision on the Google-ITA Merger

The Justice Department’s “Imminent” Decision on the Google-ITA Merger

Justice Department decides whether to allow online search giant to buy leading travel search provider.

Clean Water Act Amendment Helps Philadelphia Comply with Stormwater Regulations

Clean Water Act Amendment Helps Philadelphia Comply with Stormwater Regulations

The federal government may contribute fees to Philadelphia to limit stormwater runoff to sewers.

Obama’s Order on Equity and Regulatory Analysis

Obama’s Order on Equity and Regulatory Analysis

President Obama’s new Executive Order stresses analysis of equity issues in rulemaking, in addition to calling for a review of existing regulation.

State of the Union and Responses Highlight Key Differences Over Regulation

State of the Union and Responses Highlight Key Differences Over Regulation

President Obama and Republican leaders debate health care, environmental regulation, and other regulatory issues.

E-Government and Inequality in Public Participation

E-Government and Inequality in Public Participation

The Internet has not made the government more democratic, at least not yet.

Another Regulatory Milestone as the Federal Register Act Turns 75

Another Regulatory Milestone as the Federal Register Act Turns 75

The Regulatory Review recognizes the contributions of the federal government’s “daily newspaper.”

Murkowski Resolution Fails, But EPA Climate Change Regulation Still at Risk

Murkowski Resolution Fails, But EPA Climate Change Regulation Still at Risk

Senator’s failed attempt to dismantle agency’s greenhouse gas regulation fails amidst similar efforts.

Is the Mine Safety and Health Administration Up to the Task?

Is the Mine Safety and Health Administration Up to the Task?

Funding shortfalls may inhibit efforts at improving mine safety.

The FCC’s Broadband Plan and Customer Choice

The FCC’s Broadband Plan and Customer Choice

Commission plans to increase average Internet speeds for consumers throughout the country.

Transparency and the Obama Administration’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform

Transparency and the Obama Administration’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform

The government may need to rely on secrecy, not transparency, to overcome the national deficit problem.

Obama’s FY2011 Budget Proposal and Regulatory Agencies

Obama’s FY2011 Budget Proposal and Regulatory Agencies

The President’s budget foreshadows changes to how administrative agencies will use their funding.