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CPUC To Review The $4.7 Billion San Onofre Settlement

California Assembly Committee on Utilities and Commerce calls for disclosure of what led to a decision on the $4.7 billion San Onofre settlement CPUC To Review The $4.7 Billion San Onofre Settlement was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

Peabody Coal Lawyer Laurence Tribe, Obama's Law Professor, Testifies in Congress vs. EPA Carbon Rule

Laurence Tribe, constitutional law professor at Harvard Law School and of-counsel at the firm Massey & Gail LLP, recently testified in front of the  U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce against the proposed U.S. EnvironmentalShow More Summary

International Sports Associations Caught Between $ Signs and Human Rights Ideals

A just published study highlights how commerce and glitz are reinforcing support for autocracy by international sports associations and undermining the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) newly found resolve to hold potential host...Show More Summary

Senate Committee Approves Vessel Discharge Reform Legislation

The effort to establish a uniform national framework for the regulation of vessel discharges took another step forward as the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation approved S.

Inside GOP science, part 2: the brawl over National Science Foundation grants

In part 2 of our interview with Rep. John Culberson (R-Tex.), we turn to the controversy over another agency under his jurisdiction as chairman of the House Appropriation Committee's subcommittee on commerce, justice, and science: the National Science Foundation, which...

Senate votes to offer incentive to auto safety whistleblowers

The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee gave its full support to a bill that would encourage whistleblowers in the auto industry. Under the legislation someone that speaks out could get 30 percent of any federal fines against automakers for safety lapses. Show More Summary

Senate Panel Clears Auto Safety Bill to Reward Whistle-Blowers

4 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Wheels

After a record number of recalls in 2014, the Senate Commerce Committee approved legislation that would give whistle-blowers a percentage of federal fines.

Whistleblower Incentive Legislation Passes US Senate Panel

A whistleblower bill that would grant financial incentives to auto industry employees who expose safety defects won backing by a U.S. Senate panel Thursday. Reuters reports the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee voted...Show More Summary

Thursday Morning Splash

4 weeks agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlDC

What’s Happening — National Journal presents Conversation with the Chairman, Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee at the Newseum, 8:30 a.m. — The Christian Science Monitor presents The Future of Cybersecurity Innovation at the St. Show More Summary

Congress Snipes And Gripes On Eve Of Net Neutrality Vote

It’s net neutrality eve, putting both Washington and Silicon Valley on collective edge. To some extent. In service to you, I awoke early this morning so that I could tune into a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on the issue of net neutrality. Show More Summary

Lawmakers Push for Crude Exports to Mexico

The chairman of the U.S. Senate's Energy Committee and 20 colleagues on Wednesday urged the Commerce Department to allow crude oil exports to Mexico, saying it

Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Canadian Marketing Association Take Aim At Digital Privacy Act’s Consent Provision

The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology continues its hearing on the Digital Privacy Act (Bill S-4) yesterday, with appearances from Privacy Commissioner of Canada Daniel Therrien, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and the Canadian Marketing Association. Show More Summary

South Dakota Sen. John Thune Stumps For Oil-by-Rail Industry

Sen. John Thune (R- SD ), chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, recently got a bit overzealous in stumping for the oil and rail industries at a Jan. 28 hearing on freight rail challenges. Thune stated...Show More Summary

Internet of Things Connects to Congress

The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee will hear from industry and academic experts during a hearing today entitled “TheRead the Rest...

Sen. Thune: Commerce Subcommittee on West Coast Port Disruptions

A news release from Sen. John Thune (R., S.D.) indicated today that, “[Sen. Thune], chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, today at a hearing before the Commerce Subcommittee on Surface Transportation...Show More Summary

Tesla Making Progress In Arizona — HB 2216 Now Headed To Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Originally published on EV Obsession. Tesla Motors is one step closer to being able to sell its electric vehicles direct to consumers in the state of Arizona, based on recent happenings. The Arizona House Commerce Committee apparently...Show More Summary

A Replacement, A Vision, and Promises

An Obamacare replacement?  Senate Finance Committee chair Orrin Hatch, House Energy and Commerce chair Fred Upton, and GOP Senator Richard Burr have released their health reform plan, called the Patient CARE Act. The proposal, similar...Show More Summary

Republicans Propose Alternative to Obamacare

Three Republican Congressmen—Senator Orrin Hatch, chair of the Finance Committee; Representative Fred Upton, chair of the Energy and Commerce Committee; and Senator Richard Burr, member of the Finance and Health committees—have proposed an alternative to the Affordable Care Act. Show More Summary

CenturyLink wants Congress to update the 1992 Cable Act

CenturyLink has made a plea to the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee to reform the 1992 Cable Act so new entrants in the video services race can more effectively negotiate prices for content.

Cardiothoracic Surgeon to Participate in Congressional Hearing on Sustainable Growth Rate Reform

Cardiothoracic surgeon Alan M. Speir, MD, a member of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, will testify at the House Energy & Commerce Committee's hearing - "A Permanent Solution to the SGR: The Time Is Now" on Thursday, January 22.

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