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Clean Air Act

Prospects for an Interstate Cap and Trade for Greenhouse Gases

Mar 20, 2014 Opinion

The last years of the Obama administration will determine if the EPA succeeds in implementing a cap-and-trade regime.

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Supreme Court Confronts Interstate Air Pollution Regulation

Dec 12, 2013 Analysis

The Court hears oral arguments on legal challenge to EPA rule requiring states to keep pollution from affecting their neighbors.

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Debate over OIRA’s Virtues and Vices Continues

Jun 26, 2013 Analysis

Cass Sunstein and Lisa Heinzerling debate what really happens in OIRA.

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OMB Releases Draft of Annual Report on Regulation’s Impacts

Jun 5, 2013 Analysis

Major rules, especially EPA's, potentially create enormous net benefits.

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Republican Bills Would Obstruct Enforcement of Environmental Laws

May 20, 2013 Opinion

Proposed legislation could give industry intervenors excessive influence in rulemaking.

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EPA Nominee Questioned about Transparency

May 15, 2013 News

Republican Senators focus on the EPA's openness.

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What are Regulation’s Effects on Employment?

Apr 8, 2013 Opinion

New Wharton Public Policy Initiative issue brief by Professor Coglianese reviews the evidence.

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A Proposed Environmental Agenda for Obama’s Second Term

Feb 26, 2013 Analysis

New position paper calls for climate change and sustainable energy regulations.

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EPA Proposes to Increase Fuel Ethanol Content Standards

Feb 21, 2013 News

Despite criticisms, proposed 2013 biofuel requirements remain high.

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Effective Climate Policy: The Case for a Carbon Tax

Feb 18, 2013 Opinion

A carbon tax is the most effective and least costly climate policy.

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