Environment

A Silver Lining in the Supreme Court’s Latest Climate Change Decision

A Silver Lining in the Supreme Court’s Latest Climate Change Decision

In the process of handing environmentalists a loss in AEP v. Connecticut, the Court strengthens the EPA’s authority over greenhouse gas emissions.

EPA, NHTSA Issue New Vehicle Fuel Economy Labels

EPA, NHTSA Issue New Vehicle Fuel Economy Labels

New labels may help inform consumer choices.

The Myths of Benefit-Cost Analysis

The Myths of Benefit-Cost Analysis

Congress should resist the popular misconceptions of the critics of benefit-cost analysis.

House Subcommittee Considers Codifying Agency CBA

House Subcommittee Considers Codifying Agency CBA

Witnesses agree about the importance of thorough cost-benefit analysis.

Texas and EPA Battle Over Greenhouse Gas Regulations

Texas and EPA Battle Over Greenhouse Gas Regulations

Texas v. EPA continues in the D.C. Circuit Court.

PAYGO Proposed to Manage Agency Regulations

PAYGO Proposed to Manage Agency Regulations

Could regulatory PAYGO work like legislative PAYGO?

Senate Committee Considers the Public Health Implications of Fracking

Senate Committee Considers the Public Health Implications of Fracking

Senators debate whether to regulate a drilling process.

The EPA Transport Rule’s Positive Net Benefits

The EPA Transport Rule’s Positive Net Benefits

Studies show that the environmental and health benefits of the EPA’s proposed rule would significantly outweigh its compliance costs.

International Linkage of National Climate Change Policies

International Linkage of National Climate Change Policies

Regulation of greenhouse gas emissions may proceed by linking together multiple national cap-and-trade systems.

EPA Proposes Air Toxics Standards for Power Plants

EPA Proposes Air Toxics Standards for Power Plants

At court-ordered deadline, EPA proposes standards for mercury and other air toxics.

Senate Hearing on Appliance Efficiency Standards Sparks Consumer Choice Debate

Senate Hearing on Appliance Efficiency Standards Sparks Consumer Choice Debate

Members of Congress debate consumer choice issues raised by efficiency standards for light bulbs and appliances.

USDA Fully Deregulates Genetically Modified Alfalfa

USDA Fully Deregulates Genetically Modified Alfalfa

Following Supreme Court decision, the USDA stops regulating Roundup Ready Alfalfa.