Britain’s Digital Economy Bill is a Dud

Lynne Kiesling Britain’s legal institutions may be about to get even more Orwellian than they already are (which is pretty Orwellian, given their widespread use of government CCTV surveillance cameras and their penchant for euphemism). The Digital Economy Bill, introduced in the Queen’s speech to Parliament earlier this week, is downright craven and very likely … More Britain’s Digital Economy Bill is a Dud

Apparently “Light-handed Regulation” is Actually a Form of Regulation

Michael Giberson Tom Fowler, at NewsWatch: Energy, takes note of commentary by Tudor Pickering concerning a FERC investigation into whether three natural gas pipeline companies were over-recovering on their regulated rates. (See FERC press release here; a Reuters article.) Tudor Pickering, an energy industry advisory and investment company, notes that since 1992 FERC hasn’t required … More Apparently “Light-handed Regulation” is Actually a Form of Regulation

Tres Amigas Project Discussed on Public Radio Show

Michael Giberson My most recent 15 seconds of fame*: The Environment Report: The ‘Tres Amigas’ Project. (Or, if you prefer, you can listen to today’s full 4:00 minute news segment.) In the segment I make the outrageous claim** that the project is located in an area where many renewable power resources will be built.  The … More Tres Amigas Project Discussed on Public Radio Show