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COMPETITIVE ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE: CEI Expert Says EU Proposal to Ban Single-Use Consumer Plastic Items "Won't Help the Environment"

On Wednesday, the European Union put forward a proposal to ban ten single-use plastic items, including straws and cotton swabs, by 2021.
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COMPETITIVE ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE: CEI: EPA's Proposed Affordable Clean Energy Rule "Huge Improvement" Over Clean Power Plan

The Environmental Protection Agency today released a proposed replacement for the Obama Administration’s “Clean Power Plan,” which was finalized in August of 2015.
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COMPETITIVE ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE: CEI: Court Decision against Weed Killer Based on Bad Evidence Could Raise Food Prices, Harm the Environment

Last week, a jury in California awarded $289 million to a former school groundskeeper who claimed glyphosate, an ingredient in the weed killer Roundup, caused his cancer.
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Competitive Enterprise Institute suggests policy reforms for Trump administration

The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) recently released its policy reform agenda for President-elect Donald Trump’s upcoming term, with a focus on strengthening the economy by removing barriers to economic freedom.
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Competitive Enterprise Institute criticizes proposed vehicle-to-vehicle communication rules

The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) recently criticized the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for its proposed rule on vehicle-to-vehicle communications, which the nonprofit public interest group called unnecessary and trivial.
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CEI supports Trump's EPA administrator selection

The Competitive Enterprise Institute recently voiced its support for President-elect Donald Trump's choice of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt for the position of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator.
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CEI releases policy goals for 115th Congress

The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) is primarily focused on regulatory reform, finance and labor in its policy goals for the 115th Congress, which the organization recently released.
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Think tank criticizes collective bargaining rule for Seattle ride-share drivers

The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), a Washington-based think tank, recently criticized a rule put forth by the Seattle Department of Finance and Administrative Services that would see ride-share drivers operate under collective bargaining,
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New York Supreme Court rules in favor of CEI in dispute with state attorney general

The Supreme Court of New York recently ruled in favor of the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) in a case regarding a Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) request issued by the CEI to the New York Attorney General’s office.
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Competitive Enterprise Institute calls for repeal of federal biofuels mandate

Consumer preference and market competition should dictate which fuels prevail in the U.S., says CEI expert Marlo Lewis, Jr.
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CEI praises court stay of EPA’s Regional Haze federal plan for Texas

The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) praised a recent decision from the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, which stayed implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Regional Haze federal plan for Texas.
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Expert says Renewable Fuel Standard should be repealed

In an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and boost the nation’s reliance on renewable fuels, Congress created the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), but some believe the program presents more challenges than it solves.
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Competitive Enterprise Institute submits public comments on CPP Model Federal Implementation Plan

Twenty-two non-profit organizations recently submitted public comments, prepared by the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), on the Model Federal Implementation Plan (FIP) for the Clean Power Plan (CPP) to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy.
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Massive legal drama takes form around Clean Power Plan

The Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan continues to be the subject of lawsuits by states and groups, including the Competitive Enterprise Institute.
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