CEI Today: EPA Progressives, a carbon tax in the US?, Scottish secession, railroad re-regulation, and more

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The Daily Caller & Fox News: Internal emails: EPA rules part of 'progressive' agenda

Emails between top Environmental Protection Agency officials reveal they saw their fight against global warming as putting them at “forefront of progressive national policy.”

These emails, which were part of a batch obtained by the Competitive Enterprise Institute, show what top EPA officials were thinking as the agency prepared to release its greenhouse gas endangerment finding, which would give the agency the power to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from tailpipes and, eventually, from power plants.

“This is not about climate,” CEI senior fellow Chris Horner told The Daily Caller News Foundation. “This is the progressive agenda.” 
> Read the Daily Caller report

>View Chris Horner on Fox News Special Report

> Interview Chris Horner












Report: British Columbia Carbon Tax, a Bad Fit for the U.S.

Rebutting claims that the United States should adopt a carbon tax, the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) released a new report on Tuesday explaining how the go-to example of carbon tax success – British Columbia – falls short of its hype. > View Why British Columbia’s Carbon Tax Is not Applicable to America.

> Interview Marlo Lewis


Rail Investment
Threatened by Surface Transportation Board (STB) Reauthorization Reauthorization Bill

A bill that would threaten much needed investment in railroad infrastructure and reverse three decades of progress on railroad regulation is scheduled for markup today in the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. > Read more

> Interview Marc Scribner



The Freeman: Freedom and Whisky Go Together


On Thursday, Scottish voters will decide whether to dissolve the 300-year-old union with England and Wales or remain in it. The result is now too close to call. As the world watches, it seems Scottish secession could be a step toward global liberalization and decentralization. But will an independent Scotland be a freer Scotland? > Read more

> Interview Iain Murray


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