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The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily

Issues in the News

1. HEALTH & SAFETY

DuPont agrees to pay a $16.5 million dollar EPA fine related to alleged chemical risks from its manufacturing operations.

CEI Expert Available for Comment: Senior Fellow Gregory Conko on lack of substance to health worries over DuPont’s Teflon-coated cookware.

 

2. TOBACCO

The Illinois Supreme Court reverses a $10.1 billion verdict against Philip Morris.

 

CEI Expert Available for Comment: General Counsel Sam Kazman on CEI’s own lawsuit challenging the corporate tobacco cartel.

 

3. BUSINESS

CNN looks back at the “weirdest CEO moments” of 2005.

 

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Adjunct Analyst Steven Milloy on the 10 Worst Moments for Free Enterprise in 2005.

 

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