EPA

On the Pitfalls of Performance Standards

Governments need to consider the limitations of performance standards when choosing regulatory strategies.

The Secretary of Energy’s Tariff Proposal Would Be Disastrous

Revising FERC’s open access tariff rules would reverse 40 years of progress.

How the Clean Power Plan’s Repeal Undermines Regulatory Analysis

The Trump Administration’s purported economic justification weakens the credibility of cost-benefit analysis.

The Legal Risks of Regulating Climate Change at the Subnational Level

State and local regulators will face challenges in trying to pick up the slack after a federal withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.

President Trump’s Regulatory Agenda

PPR panel discussion analyzes the Trump Administration’s regulatory goals and its likelihood of achieving them.

Let the Carbon Auctioneer Beware

Study shows that carbon-trading programs may produce less revenue in concentrated markets.

Should We Run Agencies More Like Businesses?

Legal scholar argues for greater reliance on entrepreneurial strategies in regulation.

Do Not Forget to Wear a Hat

EPA provides advice instead of regulation in the new nanny state.

Screaming “Wildfire” in a Crowded Clean Air Act

Researchers argue for new regulatory treatment of wildfires to improve air quality and public health.

Structural Reforms to Improve Cost-Benefit Analyses of Financial Regulation

Independent agencies should mirror executive branch practices to overcome judicial scrutiny.

Mulvaney Is Right to Call for More Money for OMB

Expanding a White House office could help shrink the whole federal government.

Ordering Agencies to Violate the Law

President Trump’s regulatory budget executive order withholds agency action and harms the American public.