Week in Review

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Mississippi enacts abortion law, EPA releases fracking rules, appeals court temporarily blocks union poster rule, and more.

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  • The White House indicated that President Barack Obama will renominate Republican Kristine Svinicki to a new term on the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, drawing criticism from Democrats.
  • The Texas Medical Board issued rules on the use of adult stem cells requiring approval of experimental therapies by review boards.
  • EPA released a greenhouse gas report showing that overall emissions in 2010 increased by 3.2 percent from the previous year.