Environment

Improving Regulatory Transparency Through Retrospective Analysis

Given its recent advance notice, EPA should implement retrospective analysis of its regulations in several ways.

The Pitfalls of Consistent Cost-Benefit Analyses

A one-size-fits-all approach to cost-benefit analysis won’t necessarily ensure better policy.

Tainted Review

Environmentalists should question any move by this Administration’s EPA to reform its cost-benefit analysis.

Consistency and Transparency in Environmental Cost-Benefit Analysis

Experts debate EPA’s recent move to consider regulating its own cost-benefit analyses.

Why Sacramento Needs to Fix the California Environmental Quality Act

Expert argues that suits under California’s environmental law undercut housing and climate change goals.

Pruitt’s Super-Polluting Parting Shot

Former EPA Administrator’s last action may foreshadow the agency’s future plans for regulating pollution.

The Quagmire Created by National Association of Manufacturers v. DOD

Ruling may lead to protracted and conflicting litigation over EPA’s Clean Water Rule.

State Court Breathes Fresh Air into Pennsylvanians’ Environmental Rights

Recent state supreme court decision reaffirms and expands a constitutional duty to preserve natural resources.

Information-Based Regulation and the Search for Amazon’s Second Headquarters

Rankings for company’s new headquarters offer cautionary lessons about using rankings as regulatory tools.

Improve Regulation, Do Not Repeal It

The deregulatory agenda should be replaced with a regulatory improvement agenda.

Fight Over Fowl Livers Continues in California

A federal appellate court decision could send foie gras off the menu—again.

The Secretary of Energy’s Tariff Proposal Would Be Disastrous

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