By Julian Hattem - 05/07/13 01:29 PM EDT
The Drug Enforcement Administration is classifying the weight loss drug lorcaserin, sold under the trade name Belviq, as a Schedule 4 substance due to its hallucinogenic properties.
Energy and Environment:
The Department of Energy is extending its comment period for a proposal amending test procedures for shower heads and faucets.
Some pesticides will have new data requirements, thanks to an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule.
The EPA also denied a petition to regulate air emissions from coal mines, which was started by the environmental organization Earthjustice.
The Federal Communications Commission is loosening a requirement that a carrier's service area be the same as that of a rural telephone company serving the region.
The National Marine Fisheries Service is temporarily adjusting the daily retention limit for Atlantic bluefin tuna and proposing to update rules for catching vermilion snapper and red porgy in the South Atlantic.