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The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

Daily Update

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The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

Issues in the News

1. HEALTH & SAFETY

A new report by the Centers for Disease Control finds dramatically lower levels of many potentially harmful chemicals, including lead, in Americans’ bodies.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Director of Risk & Environmental Policy Angela Logomasini testifies before House Government Reform Committee on the health risk from lead in municipal water systems.

 

2. GLOBAL WARMING

Members of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee clash over the state of global warming science.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Senior Fellow Marlo Lewis, Jr. on why the latest attempt to impose energy rationing in the name of fighting global warming would be all cost and no benefit.

 

3. INTERNET

A private IT consulting firm launches free wireless Internet access in Washington, DC’s Dupont Circle.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Technology Counsel Braden Cox on why local governments should stay out of the business of building wireless networks.

4. ENERGY

Record demand for power in California raises fears of a blackout

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Senior Fellow Iain Murray and President Fred L. Smith, Jr. on how to increase the reliability of U.S. electricity grids.