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Daily Update

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The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

Issues in the News

1. HEALTH & SAFETY

A new study raises concerns about the health effects on children of pesticides used at schools.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Adjunct Analyst Steven Milloy on why pesticide exposure in schools should be the least of worries for parents.

 

2. ENERGY

The CEO of Exxon Mobil announces his retirement.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Director of Global Warming Policy Myron Ebell talks about energy policy, Exxon Mobil, and the politics of climate change on program Democracy Now.

 

3. HEALTH & SAFETY

Chicago reports its first case of West Nile virus this year.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Director of Risk & Environmental Policy Angela Logomasini on the fight between public health officials and environmental activists over West Nile prevention.

 

4. TELECOM

The FCC may move soon drop the requirement that telephone companies lease out their high-speed networks to Internet service providers.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Technology Counsel Braden Cox discusses telecom policy and hopes for future deregulation on the public affairs program Caucus: New Jersey.

 

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