Today the Pelican Institute for Public Policy is releasing a new study by economists at the Beacon Hill Institute at Suffolk University which finds that the three recent Environmental Protection Agency regulations on mercury and carbon dioxide emissions will increase Louisiana electricity prices by 22 percent by 2030.
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Before the Flood: Reducing Louisiana’s Vulnerability to Severe Weather Through Market-Based Insurance Reforms
Louisiana’s unique coastal vulnerabilities will require the state to pursue sensible free-market reforms to its insurance markets and built environment to avoid catastrophic costs in the decades ahead.
This week the Pelican Institute for Public Policy submitted public comments to the Environmental Protection Agency opposing EPA’s Clean Power Plan, which would increase electricity prices and raise reliability concerns in Louisiana.
Today the Pelican Institute for Public Policy, in cooperation with The Liberty Foundation, offers new data focusing on the Labor Force Participation Rate (LFPR), with a special focus on gender and minority groups.
With the coming expansion in the energy, manufacturing, and construction sectors and an aging population, Louisiana’s impending labor shortfall can only be exacerbated by excluding a large section of the prospective workforce: ex-offenders.