The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

August 10, 2005

Issues in the News

1. HEALTH & SAFETY

The EPA proposes new regulations governing storage of radioactive waste at the proposed disposal facility at Yucca Mountain, Nevada.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: President Fred L. Smith, Jr. debates transportation of nuclear waste on CNN with celebrity activist David Crosby.

 

2. INTERNET

Mass access to the Internet via the World Wide Web hits its 10th anniversary.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Technology Counsel Braden Cox on the future of the FCC and its role in regulating emerging technologies.

 

3. TRANSPORTATION

President Bush signs a massive highway funding bill today in Illinois.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: General Counsel Sam Kazman on one change in federal highway regulations that could save thousands of lives.

 

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