Energy Regulations

A Rational Take on the Future of Energy

Last week, the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS) held their spring meeting in Washington, D.C. to discuss, among several things, the changing energy and regulatory landscape during a Trump administration. One panel, entitled “Exploring our Energy Future,” included AFPM...

/ April 17, 2017

Regulatory Reform Needs To Happen

Amid the hours of granular policy and technical discussions at this year’s Energy Information Administration energy conference, one message from the private sector came through loud and clear: regulatory reform must happen.

/ July 12, 2016

The Case for Industry-initiated Risk Evaluations under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA)

I remember a few years ago when we were discussing a new regulatory approach being proposed in Europe that would put more of the burden of ensuring chemical safety on industry. It was touted by environmental groups around the world...

/ March 10, 2016

Free Market Energy Policies: Making The American Dream Available To All (Part Two)

States with more cumbersome, choice restricting regulations have higher energy costs, reducing a state’s economic potential.  A closer look at one of the states with the most regulation reveals these higher consumer costs are not only associated with lower overall...

/ January 22, 2016