News bites: FAA orders no-fly zone over Boston in wake of explosions

Opinion: President Obama’s second term will reveal whether his administration’s regulatory decisions are based on policy or politics, Rutgers University’s Stuart Shapiro opines on the Penn Program on Regulation’s RegBlog.

In case you missed yesterday’s RegWatch:

The Federalist Society launched a new project to chronicle Obama’s “executive overreach.”

The American Lung Association filed a petition with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking to ban menthol cigarettes.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reported a decline in greenhouse gas emissions.

The Treasury Department loosened sanctions on Sudan.

The FDA defended regulations involving labels on sweetened milk products.

The agency also proposed a requirement that all baby formula include the mineral selenium.

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