News bites: Debate rages over coal regs

A Fedreral Judge ordered the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to come up with a timeline for the finalization of long-stalled coal ash regulations, The Huffington Post reports.

Coal backers protested another set of coal related regulations during a rally at the Capitol, according to The National Journal.

The U.S. is toughening its stance against overseas coal plants, RegWatch reports.

Regulators say progress reports showing most of Dodd-Frank regulations still unfinished do not reflect the strides made to shore up the financial sector,  according to The Financial Times.

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted new rules designed to make television more accessible to the blind and deaf.

Transportation unions endorsed regulations requiring two-person crews on trains, protect bus drivers from assaults and ensure overtime pay for workers who put in more than 40 hours a week.

House Republicans pressed legislation seeking to rein in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

The mother of Trayvon Martin testified in opposition to so-called “Stand Your Ground” laws.

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