The National Marine Fisheries Service is temporarily halting fishing for Alaska plaice in the Bering Sea.
Environment and Energy:
The EPA is broadening a program's list of acceptable substitutes for ozone-depleting substances used in refrigeration, fire suppression, solvents and other sectors.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is denying a petition and clarifying a previous order on modifications to the definition of a company's "bulk electric system."
The Transportation Department's Surface Transportation Board is adopting rules that allow it to order mediation for certain cases and clarifying its regulations on arbitration.
The Federal Communications Commission is beginning a survey of rates for fixed voice and broadband services in urban homes, for the purposes of later reforms.