Week in Review

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Agencies increase health-contingent health plan reward, EPA issues rule for alternate contaminated water tests, and more.

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  • The Federal Reserve (Fed) submitted a report to Congress on credit card operations’ profitability finding that “credit card earnings have been almost always higher than returns on all commercial bank activities.”
  • The U.S. Department of Energy (Energy) proposed an agreement between the U.S. and South Korea to transfer nuclear technology for a fuel cycle study exploring the nonproliferation acceptability of certain spent fuel management options.
  • Apple hired former EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson to run the company’s environmental initiatives.
  • Proponents of raw milk celebrated the decision of a Wisconsin jury which found that a local farmer could continue to sell raw milk to the buying club that the farmer started.