Regulating “Particulate Matter”: The EPA Doesn’t Even Believe Its Own Bogus Numbers

People who have watched environmental policy debates soon learn that the alarmist interventionists—the ones claiming that the government needs to act quickly in order to prevent catastrophe—are not afraid to throw around terrifying statistics that are absurd on their face. In a different forum, I walked through this phenomenon when it came to proposed regulations […]

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New Congressional report exposes the fact that fuel economy mandates are ideologically driven and will put Americans’ safety at risk

For years we at the Institute for Energy Research have highlighted the problems with the Obama administration’s corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) mandate. We have written comments to the administration (here and here) and explained how raising the fuel economy standard will reduce safety, price drivers out of the market, and reduce automobile choice and […]

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ISSA REPORT: 'DISTURBING, BUT NOT SURPRISING

WASHINGTON D.C. — IER President Thomas Pyle issued the following statement upon today’s release of the House Oversight Committee report, entitled “A Dismissal of Safety, Choice, and Cost: The Obama Administration’s New Auto Regulations.” The investigation — led by Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) — reveals how White House officials misled the American public and […]

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