Looser standards for showerheads could send a lot of water and money down the drain

The Trump administration is trying to roll back a regulation that requires showerheads to conserve water and saves owners an average of $70 and nearly 3,000 gallons of water yearly per showerhead.

Robert Glennon, Regents Professor and Morris K. Udall Professor of Law & Public Policy, University of Arizona • conversation
Sept. 2, 2020 ~8 min

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Scalable without limit: how the government plans to get coronavirus support into our hands quickly

Wherever it can, the government is using automatic means to get money out of the door. It can keep doing it for as long as needed.

Peter Martin, Visiting Fellow, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University • conversation
March 22, 2020 ~8 min

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