The highly anticipated regulations are a cornerstone of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law.
A group of food, cleaning, clothing and other companies are launching a new coalition to push Congress to reform the nation’s toxic chemical law.
The 1976 Toxic Chemical Safety Act is widely considered out of date and ineffective, but the businesses are siding with environmental and health groups about concerns in an overhaul bill currently in the Senate.
The Government Accountability Office reported inconsistent treatment of some new rules.
Advocates are pressing for an executive order to ease the flow of humanitarian aid overseas.
The Federal Railroad Administration is reminding train operators to stick to speed limits in the wake of a recent New York City commuter train crash.
The agency issued its advisory just over a week after a Metro-North train derailed in the Bronx while traveling 52 miles per hour above the speed limit.
A few federal agencies and advisory panels will hold meetings in the next couple of weeks.
Here’s a look at what’s on the agenda:
She wants to ban foreign travel for EPA head until listening sessions are set in coal states.
The plan targets the use of antimicrobials to fatten chickens, pigs or other animals.
Former Gen. Wesley Clark was speaking before the committee about the federal Renewable Fuel Standard, but Vitter instead decided to press him on work he's done to promote the subsidized phone program.
"We are not going to attack panelists on other issues. Period, end of quote,” Sen. Barbara Boxer said. “If you want to do it, have a press conference.”
Commodities traders, employers of home care aids and veterinarians will all be affected by new regulations scheduled to come out on Thursday.
Here’s what’s happening in the Federal Register: