– By David Spence, Professor of Business, Government and Society; Professor of Law
In energy policy, political polarization often gets in the way of commonsense solutions to problems.
General Electric recently announced a technological advance that would allow pipeline companies to use drone-mounted cameras to inspect their lines for corrosion and leaks. This is the kind of development that could, with the right regulatory support, make huge strides toward preventing costly and harmful spills and solving other important problems afflicting America’s aging pipeline infrastructure. (more…)