Competitive Enterprise Institute

The Real Meaning of “TSCA Modernization”

Angela Logomansini
March 6, 2012

Republicans, Democrats, industry representatives, and environmentalists all say they agree that it is time to “modernize” the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA—pronounced “tosca”), the federal law

Green Chemistry's March of the Ostriches

Angela Logomansini and Daneil Murphy

In an age of routine life-enhancing improvements, self-appointed public policy ostriches are spreading myths as divorced from reality as those surrounding the ostrich.

The True Story of Cosmetics: Exposing the Risks of the Smear Campaign

Dana Joel Gattuso
October 26, 2011

The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and its partner, the Environmental Working Group (EWG), are on a crusade to scare consumers away from using cosmetics and hygiene products that contain preservatives

The Environmental Source: Chemical Risk Overview

Angela Logomasini
July 17, 2008

The average worldwide human life span has increased from around 30 years at the beginning of the 20th century to more than 60 today, and it continues to rise.

Florida’s Reedy Creek Improvement District: Could private government help fix Florida’s property insurance system?

July 1, 2010

Walt Disney World sits on of 25,000 acres in Central Florida governed and managed by an essentially “private” government—the Reedy Creek Improvement District (RCID).

South Carolina’s Omnibus Coastal Insurance Reform Legislation: Baby Steps in the Right Direction

October 1, 2007

In early 2007, South Carolina created a new system for windstorm insurance: It expanded a long-existing staterun wind pool and introduced a number of tax credits to help individuals purchase polici

Particulate Air Pollution: Weighing The Risks

Joel Schwartz
April 1, 2003

Schwarz argues that air quality has vastly improved.  This has occurred despite the increase in population, automobile travel, and energy consumption.

Property Rights, Regulatory Takings, and Environmental Protection

Jonathan H. Adler
April 1, 1996
From the Environmental Studies Program of CEI, Adler writes that the growth of federal land use regulation over the past two decades has sparked strong grass roots opposition in many parts of the c

Natural Bridge of Virginia

Robert J. Smith
June 1, 1998

The Natural Bridge of Virginia is one of the nation's most overlooked landmarks.

Oysters and Willapa Bay

Michael De Alessi
March 1, 1996
In this article by CEI's Center for Private Conservation, The Willapa Bay estuary in the southwest corner of Washington state arguably is the largest pristine estuary in the country.  Amazingl
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