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“I’ve tried today to emphasize that regulations are an important and valuable force in our society, and are the reason that the air we breathe and the water we drink is clean, our food and medicine is safe, our workplaces are secure, our markets operate as advertised, and our values are embodied in our public and our private institutions.”

Professor of Practice Sally Katzen
Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
“Toward a 21st-Century Regulatory System”
February 25, 2015


“The Clean Power Plan is not, as its opponents argue, an unprecedented approach that risks economic calamity; instead, it is just another example of the Environmental Protection Agency doing its job to ensure that polluters account for the cost of their pollution in a manner that will result in substantial net economic benefits to the public.”

—Lawrence King Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus Richard Revesz
House Energy and Commerce Committee
“EPA’s Proposed 111(d) Rule for Existing Power Plants: Legal and Cost Issues”
March 17, 2015

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