Environment

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.

Balancing Confidentiality and Transparent Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Balancing Confidentiality and Transparent Reporting of Greenhouse Gas Emissions

EPA and the EU differ over how to respect confidential business information while enforcing environmental regulation.

Clean Water Act Amendment Helps Philadelphia Comply with Stormwater Regulations

Clean Water Act Amendment Helps Philadelphia Comply with Stormwater Regulations

The federal government may contribute fees to Philadelphia to limit stormwater runoff to sewers.

Murkowski Resolution Fails, But EPA Climate Change Regulation Still at Risk

Murkowski Resolution Fails, But EPA Climate Change Regulation Still at Risk

Senator’s failed attempt to dismantle agency’s greenhouse gas regulation fails amidst similar efforts.

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.