CPR White Papers and Issue Alerts offer timely and thoughtful analysis on current policy issues, spanning the full range of environmental, health, safety and regulatory issues. For white papers and reports published in 2008 and earlier, visit this page.
Making Good Use of Adaptive Management, CPR White Paper 1104, by CPR Member Scholars Holly Doremus, William L. Andreen, Alejandro Camacho, Daniel A. Farber, Robert L. Glicksman, Dale Goble, Bradley C. Karkkainen, Daniel Rohlf, A. Dan Tarlock, and Sandra B. Zellmer, and CPR Executive Director Shana Jones and Policy Analyst Yee Huang, April 2011. Read the blog post.
Obama’s Regulators: A First-Year Report Card, (1 meg download), CPR White Paper #1001, by CPR Member Scholars Rena Steinzor and Amy Sinden, with Executive Director Shana Jones and Policy Analyst James Goodwin, grading the Obama Administration's progress on the regulatory front, including grades for each of the five "protector agencies," the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), as well as for the White House, OMB, and OIRA. (Also a web article and news release.)
Reinvigorating Protection of Health, Safety, and the Environment: The Choices Facing Cass Sunstein (180 kb), CPR White Paper 901, by CPR Member Scholars John Applegate (Indiana University–Bloomington), Robert Glicksman (University of Kansas), Thomas McGarity (University of Texas), Sidney Shapiro (Wake Forest University), Amy Sinden (Temple University), Rena Steinzor (University of Maryland), Robert R.M. Verchick (Loyola University–New Orleans), and CPR Policy Analyst James Goodwin. Read the