Friday, October 7, 2022

Tag: regulations

For captured regulators, repealing the Volcker Rule is child’s play

One thing’s for certain: if there’s another financial crisis, it could make the last one look like child’s play.

Rare setback for the GOP assault on Obama-era regulations

President Trump has already signed 13 repeal measures since assuming office.

Trump gives pen to dow chemical CEO after signing executive order...

The order directs each government agency to create a task force to evaluate existing federal regulations and recommend whether they should be kept, repealed or modified.

A war on regulations

Are we going to let interest group politics undermine public safety?

Trump’s absurd plan to dismantle government’s protections

This is not an approach to governing, it is about dismantling what government is for so that an already-wealthy few are free to fleece, scam, harm and pollute in the name of greed.

Feds Created More Regulations in 2015 Than in Any Previous Year

We now live in a society that is ruled by so many laws, no single person can keep track of them all.

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New analysis shows Big Oil’s continued and future price gouging

Oil prices dipped below $80 a barrel for the first time since January 2022, but consumers are paying 13 percent higher than the last time oil was this low.

Wax worm saliva can degrade stubborn plastic within hours, scientists find

Wax worms (Galleria mellonella) could both digest and biodegrade plastic, causing visible damage to a PE-plastic bag in just 40 minutes.

Despite calls for diplomacy to end war, US confirms more weapons headed to Ukraine

"The chances of a nuclear war increase significantly every day that passes."

Is the energy transition taking off—or hitting a wall?

With the Inflation Reduction Act, the federal government is illogically encouraging the increasing use of fossil fuels—in order to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels.

Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian: Optimism of the will

Three of the four horsemen of the apocalypse.