News Bites: Regs undergoing scrutiny

Lawmakers in Alabama voted to tighten rules surrounding clinics that provide abortions, according to The Associated Press

The EPA's new fuel rules will have a negative effect on the alternative fuel industry, The New York Times says in its analysis. 

A gun rights group is filing suit to strike down state laws that prohibit noncitizens from obtaining concealed weapons permits, according to The Washington Times.

Wisconsin mining companies are circumventing regulations by taking advantage of a separate set of rules, the Price County Daily reports.