Process

Deconstructing Regulatory Science

Proposed limits to EPA’s consideration of scientific data threaten timely, sound policymaking.

Increasing EPA’s Scientific Transparency

Despite concerns, environmental agency’s “transparent science” proposed rule supports existing guidelines.

Science, Transparency, and Environmental Policy

Scholars and regulatory commentators debate the significance of EPA’s recently proposed “transparency” rule.

New Developments in Regulatory Benefit-Cost Analysis

Scholars and industry representatives highlight takeaways from conference on new regulatory developments.

Participatory Rulemaking in China Needs Even More Effort

Recent revisions to China’s administrative regulations will not guarantee effective public participation.

China Implements More Participatory Rulemaking Under Communist Party

New requirements such as notice-and-comment periods and public hearings should improve transparency.

Using Plain Language to Draft Regulations

ACUS recommendation offers suggestions for making the language of agency documents more accessible.

Guidance and the Congressional Review Act

Congress faces issues in attempting to apply regulation-removing law to agency guidance.

Chevron and Net Neutrality at the FCC

Net neutrality has “bounced” from regulation to repeal under an often-used administrative law doctrine.

Whistleblowing Is a Key Regulatory Tool

Whistleblowing incentives are crucial to agency enforcement.

What A Difference A Year Makes

Americans should applaud President Trump for rolling back Obama Administration overreach.

Creating Trusted Regulatory Policy

Citizens are more likely to comply with regulations that they perceive as enacted through a fair process.