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Energy

Nudging Away from Personal Choice

Nov 30, 2016 Opinion

Economist argues that energy-efficiency regulations are riddled with problems and espouses their elimination.

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The Impact of Waiving Environmental Regulations

Nov 28, 2016 PPR News

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

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Hillary Clinton Rallies West Philadelphians to Register and Vote

Sep 28, 2016 Election 2016

The Democratic candidate for President shares her platform and voter mobilization goals.

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Stopping Hackers from Turning off the Lights

Sep 13, 2016 News

Senate bill would give Energy Department power to deal with cyberattacks on the nation’s power grid.

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Regulating Earthquakes

Sep 8, 2016 News

In an effort to reduce seismic activity, the Netherlands recently limited natural gas production.

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Concerns for the Future of Conservation at the National Parks’ Centennial

Sep 5, 2016 News

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell celebrated the occasion with a call to action to change the nation’s conservation approach.

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A Shift in the Energy Regulatory Regime

Jul 18, 2016 Opinion

Two Supreme Court decisions raise questions about the role of states in emerging electricity markets.

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The Supreme Court’s 2015 Regulatory Term

Jul 11, 2016 Series

RegBlog highlights the regulatory decisions from the Supreme Court's past term.

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Nevada Rate Change Signals the Start of Larger Utilities Battle

May 24, 2016 News

A utility commission decision—criticized for discouraging solar energy—highlights challenges facing the electricity sector.

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NRC Staff Push Agency to Address Escalating Safety Concerns

Apr 28, 2016 Opinion

A recent petition filed by government workers reveals the extent of a growing nuclear safety design problem.

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