The mere announcement of a bipartisan accord on the legislation reignited a longtime feud among liberal and pro-business Democrats over the deal's potential to create or subtract American jobs.
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The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit hears arguments Thursday in two cases challenging the Environmental Protection Agency's ambitious proposal to slash carbon pollution from the nation's coal-fired power plants that is blamed for global warming.
McConnell's call for governors to defy the EPA's proposed pollution limitations has provoked push-back from governors who support the EPA's effort to curb climate change.
"Converting from a global to a territorial tax system would make U.S. rules more internationally competitive and unlock an estimated $2.1 trillion in stranded profits held abroad by U.S. multinationals," the groups said.
Applications exceeded the government’s annual limit within a week for the third consecutive year.
What some companies take issue with is that the FCC put the net neutrality rules in place by regulating Internet access as a telecommunications service — like the telephone, a public utility — rather than as an information service.
The same report also details how two of the top officials now overseeing supplement regulation at the FDA are former leaders of the supplement industry’s largest trade and lobbying group.
Ethanol industry officials said Friday they would now turn their focus to lobbying for a law that would address their concerns by letting plants pay taxes based on the value of assets.
The spat is just the latest fight over GMOs in Oregon and nationally; an Oregon legislator introduced bills that would establish where GMO crops could be grown, but the proposals received a cool reception during a committee hearing last month.
The European Food Safety Authority's latest analysis examined nearly 81,000 samples from 27 EU member nations as well as Iceland and Norway, including apples, cabbage, leeks, lettuce, milk, peaches, pork, rye, oats, strawberries, tomatoes and wine.
32 Advisors Founder and CEO Robert Wolf discusses the future of commercial and industrial drones.
FDA rules currently require food processing, packing and storage facilities to register with the agency, but farms and restaurants are among those defined as "retail food establishments" that are exempt from the mandate.
Gov. Jerry Brown largely called on Californians to change their habits in response to the drought, potentially including landscape alterations and a rebate program for more efficient appliances.
Obama's effort to link climate change to health comes as he works to build support for steps he's taken to curb U.S. emissions that are opposed by business and industry, including strict limits on vehicles and power plants.
"We're in a historic drought and that demands unprecedented action," Brown said at a news conference in the Sierra Nevada, where dry, brown grass surrounded a site that normally would be snow-covered at this time of year. "We have to pull together and save water in every way we can."
"Cyber threats pose one of the most serious economic and national security challenges to the United States," Obama said in a statement.
"Workers deserve a level playing field that lets them freely choose to make their voices heard, and this requires fair and streamlined procedures for determining whether to have unions as their bargaining representative," Obama said in a statement.
By announcing its commitment early, the U.S. hopes to dial up the political pressure on other countries to take equally ambitious steps to cut emissions.
Many have issues with the Obama administration's new regulations requiring companies that drill for oil and natural gas to disclose chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing.
“When the National Labor Relations Board decided to allow micro-unions, they tipped the scales dramatically in favor of unions and neglected 77 years’ worth of precedent in collective bargaining.”
Under the legislation, the Agriculture Department would oversee the certification, as it does with organics.
“It is not appropriate for the person designing a better light bulb to be telling Americans how to make a better sandwich," Booren said. "Sustainability is a complex issue best left to those with the necessary expertise.”
The agency issued warning letters to companies regarding skin and hair products indicating they should either remove those claims or seek FDA approval.
Rep. Ed Whitfield of Kentucky unveiled a draft bill that would allow governors to veto compliance with the federal rule if the governor determines it would cause significant rate hikes for electricity or harm reliability in the state.
At the White House Science Fair on Monday, Obama will announce more than $240 million in pledges to boost the study of those fields, known as STEM. This year's fair is focused on diversity.
"Current federal well-drilling regulations are more than 30 years old and they simply have not kept pace with the technical complexities of today’s hydraulic fracturing operations."
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