Update: Industry, Environmental Group Working on Shale Gas Drilling Rules

Michael Giberson Last November we noted that industry and environmental groups in Texas were working together on fracking disclosure rules. Earlier this month a bill was introduced in the Texas House that would establish disclosure rules for fracking fluids. Kate Galbraith reports in┬áThe Texas Tribune, “Texas Could Require Disclosure of Drilling Chemicals“: Hydraulic fracturing, an … More Update: Industry, Environmental Group Working on Shale Gas Drilling Rules

The Att/t-mobile Merger and Spectrum Policy

Lynne Kiesling Alex Tabarrok made some comments on the proposed ATT/T-Mobile merger that reflect my own thinking on the subject: a la Williamson, the benefits of the cost savings from the merger may well exceed the reduction in consumer surplus from any price increase arising from going from 4 national competitors to 3. Alex also … More The Att/t-mobile Merger and Spectrum Policy