Why does the FDA not want to do the very rational things it has the full authority to do and for which it has spent precious time and resources?
Agriculture and food science needs to keep pace so that production can stay on track.
Monday’s Supreme Court ruling on Mercury and Air Toxic Standards (Utility MACT) has lately been framed as by conservatives as a blow to “crippling regulations” chauvinistically made with zero consideration for the facts on the costs and benefits of regulation, and by liberals as an attempt to boost polluting industry at the cost of the public’s health.
Starkly grim statements have left both sides at each other’s throats, but the debate has been poorly framed: contrary to the right, the EPA has already considered the costs of MACT regulations, and opposing statements have oftentimes been deceptive; contrary to the left, the ruling is more concerned with procedures than the very existence of the MACT regulations.
An apparently inadvertent set of artificial conditions are combining to sharply restrict the use of nuclear energy in the U.S., potentially damaging both our economy and the environment.
As we find ourselves amid a booming energy renaissance, crude oil exports are a policy change that will further fuel this industry well into the future. Therefore, it is critical all the facts are on the table and do not get lost in misleading political rhetoric.
Cyberattacks are not the only technology-based security risk coming from China. We must also address the issue of counterfeit electronics.
As a former resident of Mexico City, I cannot be quiet after hearing the vicious and racist statement by billionaire gringo Donald Trump about the Mexican people.
The authorizing charter of the Export-Import Bank of the United States has been allowed to expire by Congress, but it still deserves our support.
The WFP and other humanitarian organizations can only respond if resources are available. Yet according to the U.N. Emergency Relief Coordinator, less than 25 percent of global humanitarian needs have been funded in the first six months of 2015. That’s the lowest mid-year percentage in the U.N.’s history.
Music publishers now want to change how the system works so that it only works for them.