Infrastructure

Rescuing Nuclear Reactors to Achieve Net-Zero Future

Rescuing Nuclear Reactors to Achieve Net-Zero Future

Biden Administration looks to U.S. fleet of nuclear reactors as a vital source to achieve energy goals.

Rethinking FERC’s Approach to Natural Gas Pipeline Approvals

Rethinking FERC’s Approach to Natural Gas Pipeline Approvals

Scholar urges FERC to consider clean energy policies before approving natural gas pipelines.

Reviving the Law of Networks, Platforms, and Utilities

Reviving the Law of Networks, Platforms, and Utilities

A new casebook reintroduces tools to address critical issues in sectors such as transportation, energy, finance, and technology.

Boosting Rail Competition

Boosting Rail Competition

To ease inflation and supply chain issues, regulators should allow reciprocal switching among railroad networks.

Hacking Broadband Access in Tribal Lands

Hacking Broadband Access in Tribal Lands

Scholars examine broadband access in tribal lands and the effects of poor internet service on Native American communities.

Regulating Alcohol Out of the Driver’s Seat

Regulating Alcohol Out of the Driver’s Seat

Utah’s reduced blood alcohol concentration limit sees reduction in drunk driving-related deaths.

Regulating the Digital Divide

Regulating the Digital Divide

Experts discuss lack of internet access and potential solutions on how to best bridge digital divide.

FERC Proposes Revamp to Pipeline Approval Process

FERC Proposes Revamp to Pipeline Approval Process

FERC proposes environmental justice concerns play a larger role in federal approvals of natural gas pipelines.

The Biden Administration’s Rail Regulation Efforts Make Little Sense

The Biden Administration’s Rail Regulation Efforts Make Little Sense

The Biden Administration should discard a recent proposal to impose reciprocal switching on U.S. railroads.

Americans Shortchanged in Pandemic Coin Dearth

Americans Shortchanged in Pandemic Coin Dearth

The Federal Reserve’s response to coin circulation disruptions has created a coin shortage.

An Electric Solution for Low-Income Residents

An Electric Solution for Low-Income Residents

Federal programs should better protect low-income residents from rising energy costs.

Closing Gaps in Energy Cybersecurity

Closing Gaps in Energy Cybersecurity

GAO finds that the Energy Department needs to do more to address cybersecurity risks.