A Comcast cable box.

Why we don't buy cable TV set-top boxes

Aug 31, 2015
The FCC is considering whether to make those purchases easier.
Posted In: fcc, cable, regulations

The cost of stress in the police force

May 8, 2015
Police officers say they have less discretion about how they do their jobs.
Posted In: police, shooting, regulations
California's new low-flow rules on faucets, showers and toilets could prompt other states to follow suit.

Thank California for your low-flow faucet

Apr 9, 2015
California is imposing new low-flow rules on faucets, toilets and urinals.
Posted In: regulations, utilities, drought
EPA Admin Gina McCarthy Announces New Regulations Under Obama's Climate Action Plan

We're already halfway toward the EPA's new CO2 limits

Jun 2, 2014
That's the good news. Less good: The next half is the hard part.
Posted In: EPA, pollution, regulations

Bureaucracy, from e-cigs to internet neutrality

Apr 24, 2014
The FDA proposes a ban on the sale of e-cigs to minors and the FCC proposes new internet rules.
Posted In: Washington, D.C., regulations, fcc, FDA

Coal miners still die from Black Lung in 2013, but new rules could change that

Dec 12, 2013
This month federal regulators are expected to come out with new rules around Black Lung. Mine owners have argued against stricter regulations. It's been decades since major changes were made in standards for coal dust exposure.
Posted In: coal, black lung, regulations

How Texas' deadly fertilizer fire hasn't changed Washington

Jul 25, 2013
Following the blast of a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, the push for new regulations appears to have stalled out.
Posted In: regulations, OSHA, Chemical Safety Board, texas, fertilizer plants