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Energy

Promoting Renewable Energy in the Federal Government

Feb 13, 2014 Analysis

Presidential memo requires agencies to obtain 20% of energy from renewable sources by 2020.

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Smart Regulation for the Smart Grid

Jan 20, 2014 Opinion

Smart Grid Interoperability Panel provides model for collaborative standards development.

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Inside Baseball: The Nature of OIRA’s Work

Sep 11, 2013 Opinion

The regulatory review process engages a wide range of actors.

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Can Agencies Legally Use Social Media for Rulemaking?

Aug 21, 2013 Analysis

ACUS draft report analyzes legal obstacles for using social media in rulemaking.

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Adjusting the Social Cost of Carbon: A Commonsense Revision

Aug 20, 2013 Opinion

Changes should be made to better reflect underlying scientific models.

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EPA Upgrades its Energy Star Portfolio Manager

Aug 1, 2013 News

An upgraded online management system will better track buildings' energy consumption.

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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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Draft Bill Would Limit EPA Rulemaking Power

May 22, 2013 Analysis

Proposal would require Energy Department to review EPA regulations costing more than $1 billion.

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President Obama’s Budget Sets Regulatory Priorities Too

Apr 18, 2013 Opinion

The proposed budget identifies the administration's regulatory priorities.

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What the Unified Agenda Tells Us About Regulation’s Impending Burdens

Jan 30, 2013 Opinion

Unified Agenda of new regulations only tells part of the story.

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