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Despite Brexit, Nissan to Build New Car Model in Britain

Nissan acted after getting reassurances that the company would be protected from any negative economic impact from Britain’s decision to leave the European Union.

Court: US agency acted reasonably to protect seals

An appeals court panel on Monday ruled that a federal agency acted reasonably in proposing to list a certain population of bearded seals threatened by sea ice loss.

New plan to help pink-tailed worm lizard

2 days agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

The ACT Government has today revealed an action plan to help protect the vulnerable pink-tailed worm lizard that lives in the Territory. The lizard was officially declared vulnerable back in 2008. It was once widespread in south-eastern Australia, but now can only be found in a few scattered places between Victoria and the ACT. Environment […]

noaasanctuaries: (Photo: Paulo Maurin/NOAA, taken in...

noaasanctuaries: (Photo: Paulo Maurin/NOAA, taken in Papah?naumoku?kea Marine National Monument) It’s our birthday! ???? ????  On October 23rd, 1972, Congress passed the Marine Protection, Research and Sanctuaries Act, officially establishing what is today the NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries. Show More Summary

The CFPB Is Too Independent to Be Constitutional, D.C. Cir. Rules

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was established in the wake of the 2007 financial meltdown that gave birth to the "Great Recession." Created by the 2010's Dodd-Frank Act, the CFPB was to operate as a Wall Street watchdog agency. To ensure its independence from political interference, it was to......

Wiener Never “Fought” For Ellis Act Reform

In a recent mailer for Scott Wiener’s State Senate campaign, Mark Leno states: “Scott Wiener has fought with me for Ellis Act reform and other renter protections.” That’s certainly not my recollection. Nor is it the recollection of then-Tenants Together Read More » The post Wiener Never “Fought” For Ellis Act Reform appeared first on Beyond Chron.

noaasanctuaries: Today marks the 44th anniversary of the Marine...

noaasanctuaries: Today marks the 44th anniversary of the Marine Mammal Protection Act, which ensures that marine mammals like whales, porpoises, seals, sea lions, otters and dolphins can carry out their normal functioning without disruption...Show More Summary

High fives, everyone! Today marks the 44th anniversary of the...

High fives, everyone! Today marks the 44th anniversary of the Marine Mammal Protection Act, which protects your favorite marine mammal—and all the other ones too! Many thanks to local photographer Joe Platko for the fin-tastic photo...

Industry Issues Joint Call to IMO to Act on Shipping Emissions

A group of 52 leading maritime players have called on the International Maritime Organization to act on cutting emissions from the shipping industry ahead of the Marine Environment Protection Committee meeting taking place next week in London. Show More Summary

Securly raises $4 million to put guard rails on the internet for K-12 students

Thanks to the Childrens’ Internet Protection Act, schools in the U.S. that provide internet access to their students must also generally use web filtering systems that block them from accessing obscene or harmful content online. TheShow More Summary

Pro-Abortion Canadian MPs Oppose Bill to Protect Pregnant Women and Unborn Children From Violence

Those who spoke against Bill C-225 (Protection of Pregnant Women and Their Preborn Children Act or “Cassie and Molly’s Law”) in yesterday evening’s debate are endangering Canadian women and the choices they make. They may not be doing so in principle, but certainly in effect. Bill C-225 addresses gender-based violence, specifically by protecting pregnant women […]

Police Reform + Ramarley Graham & The 'Right to Know' Act

'In the wake of a number of killings of unarmed black men, organizations galvanized around policing reform efforts have proposed the "Right to Know" act. If enacted as legislation, the bill would have protected New Yorkers from unconstitutional stops by law enforcement. Show More Summary

The Pacific fisher comes to court after disappearing from Sierra Nevada mountains

Several environmental groups returned to their natural habitat in the courthouse on Wednesday in hopes of securing Endangered Species Act protections for the Pacific fisher, a mink-like creature found partly … Click to Continue »

Is the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau constitutional? The D.C. Circuit says no. Here’s why.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was created in 2010 by the Dodd-Frank Act to help reform Wall Street practices. But last week the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the CFPB was unconstitutional. The case provides a new episode for a long-running series we might (if we wanted to have the worst Netflix […]

How A 34 Year Old Goldman Trader Made $100 Million In A Few Months

Back in 2010, Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act which was intended to shut down proprietary trading desks at the big wall street banks while allowing them to hold just enough inventory to satisfy market making requirements. Show More Summary

Abu Dhabi Police arrest three for illicit marketing and circulation of the antiquities

last weekArts : ARCAblog

""The marketing and circulation of the antiquities, "is a clear violation that brings offenders to book as per the penal code, he said. "This act is an infringement on property and human cultural heritage protected by international laws...Show More Summary

#2A victory: Bushmaster granted immunity in Sandy Hook case

The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act is clear in both word and intent The post #2A victory: Bushmaster granted immunity in Sandy Hook case appeared first on Hot Air.

The Bears Ears National Monument would be the bee's knees

Since taking office nearly eight years ago, President Obama has used the Antiquities Act of 1906 to create or expand 26 National Monuments protecting hundreds of millions of acres of federal land from future development, mining and other terrain-scarring uses. The new or expanded monuments are...

President Obama signs law protecting the stinkiest of all men's rights.

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Happy Place

President Obama, Dad-in-chief, is making sure that baby changing tables start to appear in more men's restrooms. The bill, signed into law on October 7, is called the Bathrooms Accessible in Every Situation Act. And because it's okay to massage the letters a little to make a dope acronym, it's also known as the BABIES Act. Show More Summary

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