Penn Program on Regulation

Penn Law Students Cited in Historic EPA/NHTSA Rulemaking

Penn Law Students Cited in Historic EPA/NHTSA Rulemaking

Agencies discuss student comment in rulemaking on greenhouse gas emissions from automobiles.

NHTSA in Action

NHTSA in Action

Agency makes announcements on automobile investigations and fuel economy standards.

Science and Policy After “Climate-Gate”

Science and Policy After “Climate-Gate”

PPR panel discussion centers on climate change data and the uncertainties that countries face in addressing the issue.

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.

Report Finds FOIA Implemention Under Obama is “Almost as Mixed” as Under Bush

Report Finds FOIA Implemention Under Obama is “Almost as Mixed” as Under Bush

Report indicates that governmental transparency gains may not be as large as promised by the President.

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.

White House Announces Enhancements to RegInfo.gov

White House Announces Enhancements to RegInfo.gov

Federal government website becomes easier to navigate, enhancing access to regulatory information.

EPA Announces Climate Change Regulation Will Not Take Effect Until After the 2010 Elections

EPA Announces Climate Change Regulation Will Not Take Effect Until After the 2010 Elections

Agency clarifies that it will not implement greenhouse gas regulations for at least one more year.

On Shedding Calories and Disclosing Information

On Shedding Calories and Disclosing Information

Studies question whether nutrition disclosure laws are effective in reducing calorie intake.

DOT Seeks Participation in Development of Open Government Strategy

DOT Seeks Participation in Development of Open Government Strategy

Transportation Department aims to join other agencies in transparent government initiative.

More Petitions Filed Challenging EPA’s Endangerment Finding

More Petitions Filed Challenging EPA’s Endangerment Finding

Groups challenge EPA’s reliance on scientific reports to find danger in greenhouse gas emissions.