Appeals Court Decision Favors EPA’s Climate Change Rules
Three-judge panel affirms EPA’s decisions in regulating greenhouse gases.
Canadian Foundation Recommends Arctic Council Action
Report suggests cautious expansion and urges funding for indigenous participants.
Senate Bills Aim to Help Graduates in STEM Fields Get Green Cards
Supporters of Senate Bills on STEM say US needs skilled immigrants.
Senate Hears Testimony on a Potential Helium Crisis
Witnesses urge Congress to act or face a helium shortage.
Coalition Calls for Increased Oversight of Synthetic Biology
Advocacy groups say current regulation of synthetic biology offers inadequate public protection.
Member of Congress Documents “Loophole” for Medical Device Approval
Advocacy groups join Rep. Markey in calling for reform of FDA review process.
FDA Rejects Petition to Ban BPA
Agency will continue to monitor the results of toxicity studies.
EPA Proposes More Oversight of Manufacture and Import of Chemicals
EPA plans to monitor five groups of chemicals to prevent harmful new uses.
Commission Blasts Outdated Nuclear Waste Management Policy
Blue ribbon body urges federal government to implement major reforms.
Congress Passes FAA Modernization Act
Long-awaited bill will fund FAA through 2015.
Controversy Surrounds HHS Contraception Mandate
President’s advisers signal willingness to “work with religious groups.”
HHS Finds Proposed Health Insurance Rate Increases “Unreasonable”
Affordable Care Act requires approval of insurance company rate hikes for individual and small group plans.