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Groups file petition to block construction of FPL natural gas pipeline

Gulf Restoration Network, Flint Riverkeeper, and the Sierra Club filed a petition Wednesday seeking to block construction of a $3.2 billion pipeline slated to bring natural gas to Florida Power & Light’s South Florida plants next year. 519 more words


Federal Register Highlights - 7/28/16

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for July 28, 2016:

PROPOSED RULE: EPA is proposing changes to the existing regulations governing significant new uses of chemical substances under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to align these regulations with revisions to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Hazard Communications Standard (HCS), which are proposed to be cross referenced, and with changes to the OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) respirator certification requirements pertaining to respiratory protection of workers from exposure to chemicals. 359 more words

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Do Ohioans want to spend 3.5X MORE $$ for electricity from BigWind? Say NO!

A new study from the Institute for Energy Research finds that electricity from new wind and solar power is 2.5 to 5 times more expensive than electricity from existing coal and nuclear power. 312 more words

NV Energy Planning to Buy Gas-Fired Power Plant in Arizona

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada’s dominant electric utility says it plans to acquire and improve a gas-fired power plant in Arizona to meet energy demands in coming years. 119 more words


Federal Register Highlights - 7/5/16

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for July 5, 2016:

PROPOSED RULE: This proposed rule would update the Home Health Prospective Payment System (HHPPS) payment rates, including the national, standardized 60-day episode payment rates, the national per-visit rates, and the non-routine medical supply (NRS) conversion factor, effective for home health episodes of care ending on or after January 1, 2017. 1,333 more words

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Federal Register Highlights - 5/26/16

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for May 26, 2016:

PROPOSED RULE: The Department of Justice (DOJ) proposes amending the regulations of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), largely to codify into regulation certain provisions of Public Law 105– 277, Omnibus Consolidated and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1999. 1,139 more words

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Homeowners & Landowners: The U.S. Gov Has You Covered!

Homeowners and landowners! The U.S. Government has several useful publications to help you make knowledgeable decisions about your habitat. Reduce the hazards of lead-based paint. Stop up energy-wasting air leaks. 616 more words