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Environmental Regulation

The Case Against Using Global Benefits to Set U.S. Climate Policy

Sep 24, 2014 Analysis

Two prominent economists introduce new questions into the debate over the social cost of carbon.

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California Poised to Adopt First Statewide Plastic Bag Ban

Sep 17, 2014 Analysis

Recently passed bill awaits signing in the face of environmentalist cheers and industry fears.

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How Much Could it Cost to Do Nothing?

Aug 28, 2014 News

White House report claims costs of delaying action on climate change are high.

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Rethinking the Value of Voluntary Environmental Programs

Aug 25, 2014 Opinion

Voluntary programs may not reduce businesses' impact on the environment.

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EPA’s Climate Change Proposal May Alter Prospects for a Global Climate Deal

Jun 17, 2014 News

Recently proposed carbon curbing plan in U.S. sparks varied reactions abroad.

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Enforcement and Regulatory Governance

Jun 16, 2014 Opinion

Environmental regulators need to take a more holistic approach to improve compliance.

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Defining the Clean Water Act’s Reach

Jun 4, 2014 News

Opponents charge that the EPA “wants to regulate every single puddle.”

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North Carolina Coal Ash Spill Renews Debate Over Delayed EPA Regulations

Apr 3, 2014 Analysis

February spill raises question of whether coal ash requires federal regulation.

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EPA Adopts Stricter Standards to Clean Up Auto Exhaust

Mar 26, 2014 News

EPA finalized new rules on sulfur in gasoline and tailpipe emissions as part of clean car program.

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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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