Richard J. Pierce, Jr.

The Secretary of Energy’s Tariff Proposal Would Be Disastrous

Revising FERC’s open access tariff rules would reverse 40 years of progress.

A Good Effort, with One Glaring Flaw

Regulatory reform bill’s requirement of oral evidentiary hearings for rulemakings may prove to be ineffective.

Putting in Perspective Trump’s Unwinding of Obama’s Climate Policy

Both President Trump and environmental advocates overstate the effects of repealing the Clean Power Plan.

The Stakes in the Fracking Debate

Fracking holds great promise as a source of U.S. energy.

Judicially Enforced Notice-and-Comment Rulemaking Systematically Biases Results in Favor of Regulated Firms

The rulemaking process in the United States is slow and biased toward business.