Reports & Papers

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.

Limiting Federal Agency Preemption: Recommendations for a New Federalism Executive Order
Type: Reports (Nov. 19, 2008)
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Author(s): Thomas McGarity, Nina Mendelson, Sidney Shapiro, David Vladeck, Matt Shudtz, James Goodwin
Protecting Public Health and the Environment by the Stroke of a Presidential Pen: Seven Executive Orders for the President's First 100 Days

Protecting Public Health and the Environment by the Stroke of a Presidential Pen: Seven Executive Orders for the President's First 100 Days, By CPR Member Scholars Rebecca M. Bratspies, David M. Driesen, Robert L. Fischman, Sheila Foster, Eileen Gauna, Robert L. Glicksman, Alexandra B. Klass, Catherine A. O’Neill, Sidney Shapiro, Amy Sinden, Rena Steinzor, Robert R.M. Verchick, and Wendy Wagner, and CPR Policy Analyst James Goodwin

Type: Reports (Nov. 13, 2008)
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The Truth About Torts: Regulatory Preemption at the Consumer Product Safety Commission

The Truth About Torts: Regulatory Preemption at the Consumer Product Safety Commission, CPR White Paper 807.

Type: Reports (Nov. 5, 2008)
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Author(s): Bill Funk, Thomas McGarity, Nina Mendelson, Sidney Shapiro, David Vladeck, Matt Shudtz
Saving Science from Politics: Nine Essential Reforms of the Legal System

Saving Science from Politics: Nine Essential Reforms of the Legal System, White Paper 805, July 2008.

Type: Reports (July 16, 2008)
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor, Wendy Wagner, Matt Shudtz
The Clean Water Act: A Blueprint for Reform

The Clean Water Act: A Blueprint for Reform, by William Andreen and CPR Policy Analyst Shana Campbell Jones, White Paper 802, July 2008.

Type: Reports (July 16, 2008)
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Author(s): William Andreen, Shana Campbell Jones
The Truth about Torts: Regulatory Preemption at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

The Truth about Torts: Regulatory Preemption at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, CPR White Paper 804

Type: Reports (July 16, 2008)
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Author(s): Bill Funk, Thomas McGarity, Nina Mendelson, Sidney Shapiro, David Vladeck, Matt Shudtz
Cooperative Federalism and Climate Change: Why Federal, State, and Local Governments Must Continue to Partner

Cooperative Federalism and Climate Change: Why Federal, State, and Local Governments Must Continue to Partner, by multiple CPR Member Scholars

Type: Reports (May 29, 2008)
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Mother Earth and Uncle Sam: How Pollution and Hollow Government Hurt Our Kids

Mother Earth and Uncle Sam: How Pollution and Hollow Government Hurt Our Kids, by Rena Steinzor, White Paper 801, May 2008, a summary of her book by the same name.

Type: Reports (April 16, 2008)
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Author(s): Rena Steinzor
Squandering Public Resources
Type: Reports (Sept. 12, 2007)
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Author(s): Alyson Flournoy, Margaret Giblin, Matt Shudtz
The Truth about Torts: Using Agency Preemption to Undercut Consumer Health and Safety

The Truth about Torts: Using Agency Preemption to Undercut Consumer Health and Safety, by William Funk, Sidney Shapiro, David Vladeck and Karen Sokol, White Paper 704

Type: Reports (Sept. 12, 2007)
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Author(s): Bill Funk, Sidney Shapiro, David Vladeck, Karen Sokol

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