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Scientists shouldn't be muzzled under Trump, Ross says impacts of rising seas on agenda

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson was the lead in filing a bill this week to keep scientists from being muzzled under the Trump administration, and previously received a promise from new Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross that he would “focus on addressing the impacts” of sea level rise. 555 more words


Department of Commerce announced cultivator territories and draft processor rules, Board of Pharmacy hints at dispensary rule changes

Ohio medical marijuana cultivator territories announced

The Department of Commerce recently identified how it will designate territories for Ohio medical marijuana cultivators. By way of background, the current draft of Section 3796:2-1-01(A) provides for up to three Level I cultivators and three Level II cultivators in each of 4 designated territories. 619 more words


What you need to know about Trump’s plan for government

By Chris Wiedemann, consultant

Trying to read the tea leaves on the Trump administration’s technology priorities has been a challenge for all of us in the industry. 531 more words

Market Intelligence

Trump wrote Pres. memo, "Streamlining Permitting and Reducing Regulatory Burdens for Domestic Manufacturing"

1. Stakeholder Consultation

Sec. 2 calls for a general survey of all Federal regulations regarding domestic regulations and specifically calls for comments from the public and “stakeholders.” A stakeholder is anyone with an interest or concern in the matter. 492 more words

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Trump signed Pres. memo, "Construction of American Pipelines"

The attorneys at King & Spalding reports several ambiguities in the language of this order: no definitions for “pipeline,” “inside the borders of the United States,” and “materials and equipment.” Does pipeline only refer to pipelines transporting oil and natural gas products, or any commodity or substance? 381 more words

Foreign Policy

Don't fall for this solar energy phone scam

SALT LAKE CITY — The New Year has brought a new phone scam consumers need to watch out for.

The Utah Department of Commerce learned about the scam from a former state utilities employee. 312 more words


#FundingFriday: Nearly 100 Federal Grant Opportunities Posted to Grants.gov This Week

This week, nearly 100 grant opportunities have been posted to Grants.gov. Here are a few highlights from the Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Commerce, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of the Interior. 464 more words