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EPA Ruling Tightening Export of CRTs a Good Sign for Progress on Spent Battery Exports, RSR Says

EPA Ruling Tightening Export of CRTs a Good Sign for Progress on Spent Battery Exports, RSR Says

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final rule that tightens the restrictions on the export of cathode ray tubes (CRTs) for reclamation. While not directly impacting the export of spent lead acid batteries, the rule is significant because it reflects the federal government’s increasing awareness that the export of hazardous waste, including electronic waste… Keep reading →

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The Interactive Media Awards™ (IMA) has named Hawaii Information Consortium (eHawaii.gov) as a Best in Class winner in the Government category for its work on Hawaii.gov, the official website of the Aloha State. The coveted award is the highest honor bestowed by IMA and it represents the very best in planning, execution and overall professionalism. In… Keep reading →

California Assembly Bill 1576, a landmark bill that clarifies and strengthens state worker safety laws requiring condoms in all adult films made statewide in California, cleared the state Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee earlier today in a 3 to 1 to 1 vote and will now move on to the Senate Appropriations Committee. Assemblymember… Keep reading →

The convergence of drought-parched conditions, a recent rash of suspected arson-caused fires around the state, and the increased movement of illegal fireworks into California are bringing renewed commitment to fire safety enforcement efforts in the run-up to the Fourth of July. A linchpin for these efforts is the sale of Safe and Sane fireworks, which… Keep reading →

In a ruling issued last week, Federal District Judge Manuel L. Real (United States District Court, Central District of California, Case No. CV 09-8199-R) reaffirmed his previous May 2013 judgment and permanent injunction against California that blocks the state from making and continuing drastic cuts to reimbursement rates for drugs dispensed by safety net providers… Keep reading →

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) and the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio) commend Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick for signing legislation yesterday designed to create a pathway for the substitution of interchangeable biologic medicines. The policies outlined in House Bill 3734 align with all five of BIO’s principles on biologic substitution. BIO and MassBio commend Massachusetts’s Senate… Keep reading →

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Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/89l3t8/detroit) has announced the addition of the “Detroit – Bankrupt city” report to their offering. The bankruptcy of the American City of Detroit, which could not cope with its gigantic debt estimated at $20bn, has been considered a symbol of the financial collapse of the US economy. This case study looks at… Keep reading →

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Last week, President Obama announced an initiative to tackle seafood fraud and illegal fishing in the United States. The announcement, which was made at the global “Our Ocean” conference hosted by Secretary of State John Kerry, directs federal agencies to work together to develop a comprehensive program aimed at combatting seafood fraud and keeping illegal… Keep reading →

As Default Deadline Nears, Congress Continues Debate Debt Ceiling Plan

In response to requests from the Native Hawaiian community, Hawaii’s congressional delegation and state leaders, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced last week a first step to consider reestablishing a government-to-government relationship between the United States and the Native Hawaiian community. The purpose of such a relationship would be to more effectively implement the… Keep reading →

Wisconsin Lawmakers To Debate Bill That Would Cripple Wind Energy In State

Manufacturers’ News, Inc.– For a third straight year, manufacturing employment in Indiana posted a gain, reports the 2014 Indiana Manufacturers Directory®, an industrial database and directory published by Manufacturers’ News, Inc. (MNI). According to data collected by MNI, Indiana manufacturers added 8,563 jobs or 1.5% from April 2013 to April 2014. Manufacturers’ News reports Indiana… Keep reading →

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Manufacturers’ News, Inc.– Manufacturing employment in Arizona declined in the past year, reports the 2014 Arizona Manufacturers Directory®, an industrial database and directory published by Manufacturers’ News, Inc. (MNI). According to data collected by MNI, Arizona lost 499 manufacturing jobs from April 2013 to April 2014. Manufacturers’ News reports Arizona is now home to 5,202… Keep reading →

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