The U.S. Secretary of Transportation and Canadian Minister of Transport release new rules to improve railway safety, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will soon release a federal health standard to regulate formaldehyde use, and more…
- U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and Canadian Minister of Transport Lisa Raitt issued a final rule containing tank car specifications, which are designed to enhance the safety of railway transportation of flammable liquids.
- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will soon release a federal health standard that will impose limitations on the use of formaldehyde, marking the first time that the federal government would be regulating the chemical.
- The Supreme Court of the United States granted certiorari to two cases concerning the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) regulation of electricity use through price incentives.
- As part of its Digital Single Market Strategy, the European Commission (EC) launched an investigation into antitrust violations committed by e-commerce companies.
- In an effort to provide answers to common questions on mandatory food recalls, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a draft guidance regarding the mandatory recall provisions of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act.
- Netflix urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reject the merger between DirectTV and AT&T, unless its concerns are addressed regarding the companies’ combined power under the merger.
- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced the Pathfinder Program, which includes working with companies to expand drone operations on farms and on railroad tracks in isolated and rural areas.