CEI Today: 2013 in review, global warming in the Supreme Court, and Target's data breach

Friday, December 27, 2013
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MasterResource: Supreme Court Global Warming Case: What Legislative History Reveals about Congressional Intent


An amicus brief filed to the Supreme Court on behalf of five U.S. Senators argues that “Congress never intended for EPA to have authority to impose” Clean Air Act permitting requirements on stationary sources of greenhouse gases.

The Court in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA is reviewing one question: “Whether EPA permissibly determined that greenhouse gas emissions from new motor vehicles triggered permitting requirements under the Clean Air Act for stationary sources that emit greenhouse gases.”
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> Interview Marlo Lewis




OpenMarket.org: Target Breach — Are Dodd-Frank “Swipe Fee” Price Controls to Blame?

Who is cleaning up the mess from Target’s breach that has affected as many as 40 million credit and debit card accounts? The nation’s banks and credit unions — big and small. This is just the latest incident in which banks and credit unions that issue credit and debit cards have had to step up to the plate after a retailer’s customer data is compromised. > Read more

> Interview John Berlau



OpenMarket.org: CEI’s Battered Business Bureau: The Week in Regulation


The last week before the holidays was a week like any other, with new rules covering everything from charitable donations to video programming for the blind.

Highlights from selected final rules published last week: Federal credit unions are now allowed to create charitable donation accounts for their customers. > Read more

> Inteview Ryan Young




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2013: The Year in Review

CEI President Lawson Bader looks at the challenges and successes of 2013, and looks ahead to 2014, when CEI will celebrate its 30th anniversary.

CEI President Lawson Bader

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