Selected Resources

The Center for Progressive Regulation
The Center for Progressive Regulation (CPR) is a nonprofit research and educational organization of university-affiliated academics with expertise in the legal, economic, and scientific issues related to regulation of health, safety, and the environment.  CPR seeks to inform policy debates, critique anti-regulatory research, enhance public understanding of the issues, and open the regulatory process to public scrutiny.

The Center for Regulatory Effectiveness
The Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE) was established in 1996 and is managed by former officials from the White House Office of Management and Budget. The CRE website contains information about federal agencies’ compliance with regulatory requirements and serves as an informal clearinghouse for petitions filed under the Data Quality Act and agency responses to these petitions.

The Chemical Industry Archives
The Chemical Industry Archives is a project of Environmental Working Group and provides access to thousands of pages of original documents, obtained through legal proceedings, from chemical manufacturers and their trade associations.

The Legacy Tobacco Documents Library
The Legacy Tobacco Documents Library (LTDL) is a digital library of more than 7 million documents from the tobacco industry's files on marketing, sales, and scientific research of tobacco products.

OMB Watch
OMB Watch is a nonprofit research and advocacy organization dedicated to promoting government accountability and citizen participation in public policy decisions. The website includes information on Office of Management and Budget activities, including the federal budget, regulatory policy, and public access to government information.

Regulations.gov, a U.S. government website, lists all proposed rules and other notices issued by federal agencies and currently open for public comment.