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Federal Register Highlights - 8/11/14

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for August 11, 2014:

TEMPORARY RULE: The Coast Guard has issued a temporary deviation from the regulation governing the operation of the LA 330 Swing Bridge across Tigre Bayou, mile 2.3 in Delcambre, Vermilion Parish, Louisiana. 1,301 more words

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Federal Register Highlights - 4/23/14

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for April 23, 2014:

PROPOSED RULE: DoD, GSA, and NASA are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to standardize the incorporation by reference of representations and certifications in contracts. 204 more words

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Windsor native advises U.S. on nuclear safety

A man who unnerved the family cleaning lady as a boy by storing a jar of moose eyes in his closet now advises the U.S. government on the safety of its nuclear facilities. 397 more words


The Government Shutdown: Where's The Anarchy?

A few months ago, I downloaded the CNN app for my phone. This seemed like a great idea at the time. Anytime any breaking news was uncovered, I would be alerted immediately. 636 more words


Government shutdown: What's closed, what's open?

By CNN Staff

(CNN) — With the federal government now shut down, many government services and agencies are closed, suspended or otherwise affected. Below is a list of offices and agencies that are affected until congressional leaders and the president reach an agreement on a continuing resolution to reopen the government, along with the potential number of employees affected: 4,836 more words


Storied Nuke Plant Becomes Environmental Wasteland

Associated Press

RICHLAND, Wash. — A stainless steel tank the size of a basketball court lies buried in the sandy soil of southeastern Washington state, an aging remnant of U.S. 2,161 more words

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The Coming Nuclear Waste Disaster

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Engineers around the world have done a great job developing nuclear technologies to serve mankind’s many endeavors: medical devices, power generators, naval propulsion systems, or the most formidable weapons ever built, so formidable that they could largely wipe out mankind and its many endeavors. 951 more words