The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

August 31, 2005

1. ENERGY

The aftermath of hurricane Katrina raises oil and gas prices.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Director of Global Warming Policy Myron Ebell on the need to expand the nation’s energy infrastructure.

 

2. PRIVACY

A suspect is indicted for stealing financial records at customer data company ChoicePoint.  

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Vice President for Policy Clyde Wayne Crews, Jr. on evolving cybersecurity technologies.

 

3. HEALTH & SAFETY

The USDA closes its investigation into the first case of mad cow disease and finds “no danger to human or animal health.”

 

CEI Expert Available for Comment: Senior Fellow Iain Murray compares the U.S. and European experiences with mad cow infection.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION

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