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Brian Masse wants textiles labelled for cat, dog fur

Windsor West NDP MP Brian Masse has introduced legislation in the House of Commons on the labelling of textiles for cat and dog fur.

Masse introduced the legislation Monday to amend the Textile Labelling Act so that the definition of textile fibre includes any natural or manufactured matter that includes animal skin, fur and hair whether or not they have been removed from the skin. 235 more words

Local News

State regulation and the precautionary principle - comments open

Check out this interesting article published in the New York Times’ Sunday Review yesterday.  It discusses the role of the states in regulating a class of chemicals called PFAS chemicals, which include PFOA and PFOS.  91 more words

Environmental Law

Nonrenewal or Termination of Your Contract

No one likes to hear those words, but you need to know what to do if it ever happens. First and foremost is to quietly find out why. 433 more words

Tennessee Education

Vermont lawmakers considering override of Governor's veto of toxic chemicals bill

“BENNINGTON — Lawmakers are considering whether to override Gov. Phil Scott’s veto of a bill that would have provided for stricter regulation of toxic substances. 274 more words

News

Angola does Antitrust: Latest addition to world's competition-law regimes

The Republic of Angola is about to join other African nations with nascent competition-law enforcement regimes: having been approved by a unanimous majority of 183 votes in parliament, the… 394 more words

New Regime

NWT Petroleum Legislation Proposal Seriously Deficient

April 23, 2018

The NWT Chapter of the Council of Canadians has submitted comprehensive comments on the Government of the Northwest Territories’ proposals for legislation governing petroleum development and industry operations. 159 more words

Fracking

Legislative Update: Arizona Dental Therapy Bill HB2235 Amendment

On Monday, April 16th, the Pew Foundation and the Arizona Dental Association (AzDA) Lobbyists came to compromise on Amendments regarding the induction of Dental Therapists into Arizona practice. 384 more words