Tag Archives: U.S.

PPR Hosts Conference on U.S. Regulation Crisis

Can regulators do anything right these days? That seems to be a question on a lot of people's mind lately. On the one hand, the recent financial crisis and Gulf Coast oil spill, not to mention mine and pipeline explosions … Continue reading

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If the Creek Don't Rise — Montana's Right to Rental for Riverbeds Used by Power Company's Dams Now Before the U.S. Supreme Court – PPL Montana, LLC v. State of Montana

The U.S. Supreme Court will take up another Montana river case. The case involves a dispute between the State of Montana and a power company that purchased dams on several Montana rivers, which are licensed under the Federal Power Act … Continue reading

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Bermuda Customs, Cruise Ship Cabins & Illegal Searches = Easy U.S. Money $$$

Bernews reports that Bermuda Customs officials boarded the Norwegian Gem yesterday and search an unoccupied passenger cabin and seized 6 grams of pot. Magistrate Archie Warner, who we have blogged about before, fined the American cruise passenger $1,000 or 90 … Continue reading

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Regulation and the Nature of the Firm: U.S. Regional Airlines

Blog readers may be interested in Michael E. Levine's new paper, Regulation and the Nature of the Firm: The Case of U.S. Regional Airlines (Journal of Law and Economics, Forthcoming; NYU Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-24, July 18,… … Continue reading

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U.S. and Australia to Work Together on Alternative Aviation Fuels

In a September 13 press release, the U.S. DOT, FAA, and Australia's Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism announced a Memorandum of Understanding between the agencies to cooperate on developing clean and sustainable aviation fuels. See FAA press release available… … Continue reading

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