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CEI Today: Obama EPA nominee, railroad regulation, CEI at CPAC, and more!

OBAMA EPA NOMINEE - MARLO LEWIS & ANTHONY WARD

Forbes: EPA Nominee Gina McCarthy Has A History Of Misleading Congress

President Obama has nominated Gina McCarthy to succeed Lisa Jackson as EPA administrator. When the Senate takes up her confirmation, lawmakers should be aware that McCarthy, the current chief of air regulation at EPA, has a history of misleading Congress and the public about her agency’s greenhouse gas regulations. > Read more

  > Interview Marlo Lowis

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> Sunshine Week? Administration Brags About FOIA; CEI Experience Tells Different Story
> EPA email: Goal was ‘shaming’ states into compliance
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I Wonder What Gina McCarthy’s Alias Will Be?

 

RAILROAD REGULATION - MARC SCRIBNER

Openmarket.org: Will Regulators Fail To Learn From The Past Mistakes Of U.S. Railroad Regulation?

A new study from the Competitive Enterprise Institute strongly warns against recent efforts to re-regulate the railroad industry, which has been enjoying success and progress since the Staggers Rail Act of 1980 largely deregulated the industry.


In “Slow Train Coming? Misguided Economic Regulation of U.S. Railroads, Then and Now,” Marc Scribner, CEI Fellow in Land-Use and Transportation Studies, explains how regulation nearly drove the American railroad industry to ruin in the mid-20th century. > Read more


> Interview Marc Scribner

 

CEI at CPAC - MARCH 14 - 16

CEI is a co-sponsor of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), March 14-16 near Washington, D.C. CEI scholars will participate in four CPAC panels and other events.

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> cei.org/events
> facebook.com/ceidotorg

 

 

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