Institute for Policy Integrity

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  • Public Comments

    Public Comments on Fuel Economy Label Revisions

    November 22, 2010

    Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration proposed revisions to the labels that auto manufacturers have to put in the windows of their vehicles to let buyers know how much—or how little—gas their cars will guzzle.

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  • Public Comments

    Public Comments on the Economics of Coal Ash Disposal

    November 19, 2010

    In many places around the nation the toxic sludge leftovers of the coal combustion process are stored in vast unlined pools where poisons can leak into groundwater. Sometimes, like in Kingston, Tennessee, these holding pens break letting loose an avalanche of black poisonous muck.

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  • Memos

    Memo on Myths of Net Neutrality

    November 19, 2010

    In the discourse over net neutrality there are some important facts getting lost in the shuffle. There are strong arguments that weigh in favor of net neutrality, and there are reasonable arguments that caution against it. There is no reason for either side to rely on myths to win support.

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  • Public Comments

    Comments on specialized services and wireless in the net-neutrality debate

    November 4, 2010

    Recently, the FCC asked for feedback on two issues: how so-called “specialized services” should be exempted from neutrality protections, if at all, and whether open Internet rules should be applied to wireless services in addition to wireline broadband services.

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  • Public Comments

    Public Comments to EPA and NHTSA on the Economics of CAFE Standards

    October 29, 2010

    In their first notice of intent to propose new fuel economy standards for light-duty vehicles Model Year 2017 and later, EPA and NHTSA ask for comments on their research plan for the coming months and raise crucial questions, such as why the private market does not currently provide for more fuel-efficient vehicles and whether there are any “unidentified additional costs” of fuel-efficient

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  • Public Comments

    Comments submitted to DOE on appliance energy savings rule

    October 19, 2010

    The U.S. Department of Energy is planning to use an expanded way of estimating the energy savings of appliances. It would incorporate the costs of everything from fuel extraction to distribution and also estimate the greenhouse gas impacts of the machine.

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  • Public Comments

    Comments on EPA’s Transport Rule

    October 1, 2010

    Today, Policy Integrity offered suggestions on the EPA’s plans to reduce certain kinds of air pollutants that waft across state lines.

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  • Public Comments

    Response to the European Commission on Net Neutrality

    September 24, 2010

    Today, Policy Integrity submitted comments on net neutrality to the European Commission, Directorate-General for Information Society and Media, (EC) in response to the EC’s “Public Consultation on the Open Internet and Net Neutrality in Europe.”

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  • Memos

    Memo to the Department of Justice on Prison Safety

    September 10, 2010

    The Prison Rape Elimination Act, passed in 2003, was supposed to protect individuals in prison from sexual assault. But seven years after its enactment, it has yet to be implemented.

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  • Public Comments

    Public comment on EPA’s new rules for hazardous air

    August 23, 2010

    The exhaust from the boilers of industrial and commercial buildings, and incinerators can be particularly poisonous; consistent inhalation can lead to heart and lung disease and cancer.

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