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The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

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The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

1. LEGAL & CONSTITUTIONAL

The nomination of Judge John Roberts to be the nation’s next Chief Justice heads to the Senate floor.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Special Projects Counsel Hans Bader considers the possibilities for the next Supreme Court vacancy.

 

2. ENERGY

President Bush will focus on energy policy this week to assess the long-term impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.

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

 

3. RECYCLING

British online retailer WStore urges corporations to donate used computers to international aid organizations rather than shipping them to landfills.

CEI Expert Available for Comment: Adjunct Analyst Dana Gattuso on why the solutions for dealing with “e-waste” lie in private initiative rather than government mandates.

 

4. CORPORATE AFFAIRS

A new study questions the professed commitment of major corporations to the tenets of the “corporate social responsibility” movement.

CEI Expert Available for Comment: Adjunct Analyst Steven Milloy on why so-called socially responsible businesses are unlikely to be the most profitable.