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Federal wildlife regulators are worried that an infection could be killing dolphins up and down the East Coast, reports The New York Times


Lawmakers in Congress want the Federal Communications Commission to approve rail systems that allow trains to run automatically, according to The Hill’s Transportation blog.


The latest from RegWatch:

The White House is currently reviewing a rule that would extend the permits wind farms and other facilities use to allow them to unintentionally kill a number of bald and golden eagles each year, which has received criticism from wildlife conservation groups. 

Food-safety rules suffered another round of delays. 

Civil rights groups including the NAACP want the Federal Communications Commission to impose new rules on rates charged to prisoners for making phone calls. 

The head of the White House regulations office is highlighting new regulations that relieve truckers from unnecessary paperwork burdens.


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