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If We Can Fix TSCA, We Can Fix the OSH Act

Sep 12, 2016 Opinion

President Obama recently signed toxics reform; now it is time to fix workplace safety law, too.

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Finality and the Virtues of Jurisdictional Declarations

Jul 12, 2016 Opinion

The Supreme Court sheds light on the finality of Army Corps of Engineers’ jurisdictional determinations.

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The Clean Power Plan Is not Without Precedent

Jun 10, 2016 Analysis

Environmental experts argue that precedent supports contested features of EPA’s major climate change rule.

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New Toxic Chemical Legislation Fails on Federalism

Jun 9, 2016 Opinion

Scholar argues that bill aimed at strengthening safety of chemicals runs afoul of principle of precautionary federalism.

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Are We Making Progress in Valuing Health and Longevity in Regulatory Analysis?

Apr 19, 2016 Opinion

Although agencies have made strides concerning values for mortality risk reductions, more research is needed on these values.

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The Best Way to Implement the Clean Power Plan

Mar 24, 2016 Analysis

Energy policy expert argues that imposing a price on carbon is vital to implementing the Clean Power Plan.

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Administrative Constitutionalism and Administrative Power

Apr 1, 2015 Books

New book raises the question of when bureaucratic constitutional interpretation is desirable and sustainable.

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New “Sue-and-Settle” Bill is Much Ado About Nothing

Mar 24, 2015 Opinion

Proposed legislation seeking to curb collusive deadline suits misunderstands the administrative process.

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EPA Reform Measures Face White House Opposition

Mar 17, 2015 News

White House claims EPA reform legislation is expensive, unnecessary, and arbitrary.

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EPA Enforcement in a Time of Financial Constraint

Mar 12, 2015 Analysis

Scholar argues that the EPA has to look for cheaper, more efficient enforcement strategies.

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