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The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

Issues in the News

1. ENERGY

A power plant in Alexandria, Virginia, which serves customers in the District of Columbia and Maryland, may be forced to shut down after being found in violation of national air quality standards. 

 

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Adjunct Fellow Henry I. Miller on environmentalists’ reaction to mercury emissions regulations for coal burning power plants.

 

2. LABOR

Northwest Airlines successfully uses temporary workers to operate during a mechanics’ strike. 

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Editorial Director Ivan Osorio on the breakup of the AFL-CIO and how unions bully employers. 

 

3. TECHNOLOGY

Sun launches an open source, patent-free digital rights management (DRM) technology.

 

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Technology Counsel Braden Cox on how DRM helps Hollywood protect its content without regulation. 

 

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