Kara Cheever

Recommendations for Improving Informal Rulemaking

ACUS recommends ways to implement an administrative record in informal rulemaking.

FDA Clarifies the Orphan Drug Act

FDA regulation seeks to encourage development of drugs for rare diseases.

EPA Upgrades its Energy Star Portfolio Manager

An upgraded online management system will better track buildings’ energy consumption.

States’ Varied Approaches to Fracking Regulation

Report compares thirty-one states’ regulations on hydraulic fracturing.

The Environmental Impacts of the Built World

EPA report suggests strategies for mitigating development’s environmental effects.

Health Care Reform Goes Back to Court

Lawsuits challenge the implementation of Obamacare.

Using a Compliance Cost Cap to Constrain Regulation

Forthcoming paper proposes firm limits be set on costs of regulatory policy.

Report Recommends Ways to Improve Regulatory Science

Study for ACUS examines steps agencies should take when using scientific analysis.

Agencies Act to Address Risks from Sun Exposure

U.S. government takes measures to protect public from excessive sun exposure.