Environmental Protection Agency

Putting in Perspective Trump’s Unwinding of Obama’s Climate Policy

Both President Trump and environmental advocates overstate the effects of repealing the Clean Power Plan.

The Misguided Regulatory Accountability Act

Bill aimed at regulatory reform would reintroduce burdensome administrative requirements.

Achieving Climate Change Goals Without the Clean Power Plan

Scholars argue EPA may already have the tools it needs to effectively regulate greenhouse gases.

The Impact of Waiving Environmental Regulations

Recent PPR seminar examines effects on air quality and fuel prices from waiving environmental regulations.

Restoring Pollution Prevention and the Concept of Positive Freedom

Scholar espouses a renewed focus on pollution prevention efforts, with an appreciation of government’s ability to effect meaningful reform.

Valuing a Ton of Particulate Matter

What is the cost of emitting soot into the atmosphere? The answer is unclear, yet it plays an important role in policymaking.

Joint Rulemaking Aims to Green the Trucking Industry

New standards for heavy-duty trucks are expected to reduce emissions and allow the industry to keep on truckin’.

An Education in Regulatory Reform

Penn Law students met with experts in Washington to discuss proposals for reforming the regulatory process.

The Regional Reality of Federal Regulation

Penn Law students learn about adjudication and regional enforcement of regulations.

How OSHA Can Succeed with the Cards It Is Dealt

Despite its wide-ranging capabilities, OSHA has often let its detractors have their way. To combat this, it should enlist partners in all directions.

LA Cracks Down on “Unreasonable” Water Use

City ordinance amendment institutes harsher penalties for those who flout water restrictions amid drought.

If We Can Fix TSCA, We Can Fix the OSH Act

President Obama recently signed toxics reform; now it is time to fix workplace safety law, too.