Taming the EPA Regulatory Hydra: Further solutions (Part 2)

The author argues that the U.S. should dilute the massive regulatory powers that currently reside in a single EPA Administrator, whose agency in recent years has been responsible for fully 25% of all federal regulations, a number of which were sharply criticized as being based on faulty or insufficient evidence.

By |2018-08-17T11:01:21+00:00August 21st, 2018|Regulation|Comments Off on Taming the EPA Regulatory Hydra: Further solutions (Part 2)

Who is EPA’s Andrew Wheeler?

Scott Pruitt’s departure leaves Andrew Wheeler as the acting administrator of the EPA for the foreseeable future, with much speculation as to how the former lobbyist and lawyer will run the agency.

By |2018-07-08T07:44:42+00:00July 8th, 2018|Regulation|Comments Off on Who is EPA’s Andrew Wheeler?

Help EPA rethink regulatory cost-benefit analysis

EPA is asking for your input! EPA is considering changing how it does cost and benefit analysis for new regulations. This is great news, because the Agency's analyses have often been biased in favor of regulation, sometimes to the point of absurdity.

By |2018-06-16T23:04:15+00:00June 16th, 2018|Regulation|Comments Off on Help EPA rethink regulatory cost-benefit analysis

The REAL costs of EPA’s laws and regulations

Far too often, the rules are based on speculative health and environmental claims, cherry-picked studies, dismissal of analyses that contradict agency assertions, and computer models that reflect unfounded assumptions and agenda-driven rule-making. They often impair our lives, livelihoods, liberties, living standards, life styles and life spans.

By |2013-10-29T17:55:02+00:00October 29th, 2013|Op-Ed Articles|7 Comments