Environmental Regulation

Agencies Should Provide Enhanced Procedural Protections in Aggregate Settlements

Agencies Should Provide Enhanced Procedural Protections in Aggregate Settlements

Agencies fail to provide necessary fairness when they compensate large groups of people.

EPA Releases Plan to Review Environmental Regulations

EPA Releases Plan to Review Environmental Regulations

Following Executive Order 13563, EPA plans to review and revise some of its rules.

The Myths of Benefit-Cost Analysis

The Myths of Benefit-Cost Analysis

Congress should resist the popular misconceptions of the critics of benefit-cost analysis.

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.

State of the Union and Responses Highlight Key Differences Over Regulation

State of the Union and Responses Highlight Key Differences Over Regulation

President Obama and Republican leaders debate health care, environmental regulation, and other regulatory issues.

EPA Announces Climate Change Regulation Will Not Take Effect Until After the 2010 Elections

EPA Announces Climate Change Regulation Will Not Take Effect Until After the 2010 Elections

Agency clarifies that it will not implement greenhouse gas regulations for at least one more year.

On Shedding Calories and Disclosing Information

On Shedding Calories and Disclosing Information

Studies question whether nutrition disclosure laws are effective in reducing calorie intake.

EPA Considers Closing Down Voluntary Programs

EPA Considers Closing Down Voluntary Programs

The impacts of agency’s decision to end voluntary regulatory compliance programs may be difficult to evaluate.