CEI Weekly: New Study Urges Lawmakers to Reject "Green Chemistry"

Friday, November 18, 2011




Feature: CEI experts argue that "green chemistry" reforms are unnecessary and unreasonable.

FEATURED STORY: New Study Urges Lawmakers to Reject "Green Chemistry"


This week, CEI released a new study debunking claims by environmentalist groups about the risks of commonly-used chemicals. The study's authors, CEI Senior Fellow Angela Logomasini and Contributing Scholar Daniel J. Murphy, urge state regulators not to appease green lobbyists by forcing perfectly safe products off the shelves. CEI's press release on the study is available here. You can read the full study here





Big Labor's Ohio Win Doesn't End States' Fiscal Crises

Matt Patterson's op-ed in The Washington Examiner


Obama's Education Disaster

Iain Murray and David Bier's op-ed in The Washington Times


My Job Creation Proposal

Ryan Young's op-ed in The American Spectator


Dissing the National Interest

Marlo Lewis' post in The National Journal


The Euro Was Always a Bad Bet

Iain Murray's op-ed in The American Spectator


EPA Jackboots

Iain Murray's op-ed in The American Spectator


Republicans, Democrats, Google and the Church of Sweden Unite to Halt Hollywood

CEI's citation on Ars Technica







November 17, 2011: Conflict Guitars


Conflict minerals are goods that come from sources that use the revenues to fund civil wars and other atrocities. CEI Founder and President Fred Smith talks about why restricting conflict mineral trade can mean more violence, not less. He also discusses why the Gibson guitar company was unjustly raided by the federal government for importing wood that may or may not have been illegally harvested by its suppliers.