Week in Review

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NTSB recommends ban on cell phone use in cars, SEC appeals decision in Citigroup case, Canada withdraws from Kyoto Protocol, and more.

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  • Canada formally withdrew from the Kyoto Protocol, saying it still supports addressing climate change but that the 1997 international agreement cannot be effective without US and Chinese participation.
  • The Department of Homeland Security released its cybersecurity plan, “Blueprint for a Secure Cyber Future.”
  • The Pennsylvania legislature is considering bills that would limit the influence local officials can exert on the selection of sites for natural gas drilling.