In the past few years, sexual harassment in the sciences has become an increasingly visible problem. Disturbing allegations about the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Park Service, and the former head of the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have all made headlines. Show More Summary
Release: The Campaign Legal Center, Common Cause, Sunlight Foundation and Benton Foundation today filed a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission urging the agency to take immediate action against WCPO-TV of Cincinnati for failure to comply with the longstanding public … Continue reading ?
New government scheme designed to help protect the UK from cyberattacks
Bloomberg reports, “Patrick Foye, the head of the agency that runs the George Washington Bridge, testified that he believed employee David Wildstein was the “culprit” behind four days of access lane closings in 2013 but was protected...Show More Summary
The executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Patrick J. Foye, said at trial Thursday that he was prevented from questioning an ally of the governor about the closings.
Sound Transit violated state elections law when it released nearly 173,000 protected email addresses of ORCA transit cardholders to the campaign promoting the $54 billion ballot measure to expand light rail.
Only a couple of years ago, mobile advertising was thought to be fairly safe and protected from most forms of digital advertising fraud, but fraudsters continue to find new loopholes and more sophisticated tactics to infiltrate smartphone-sized...Show More Summary
The Environmental Protection Agency has lifted the federal requirement for cleaner-burning gasoline in 11 states and the District of Columbia in response to a pipeline rupture in Alabama last week … Click to Continue »
Hillary Clinton is out with an open letter to Wells Fargo customers, pledging to protect the consumer watchdog set up by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) that uncovered the bank’s massive scam. “Our economy depends on a strong and safe banking system to help keep it moving,” Clinton writes in her letter. Show More Summary
Federal agencies have been told to take further steps to protect their employees, especially those who are pregnant, from work-related exposure to the Zika virus, including by changing their work arrangements and by being flexible in granting tine off. “As the Zika virus spreads into certain parts of the United States, we must remember that […]
The Environmental Protection Agency says that the country's most widely used weedkiller, glyphosate, does not cause cancer. The chemical has been under intense international scrutiny.
Marin Independent Journal reports, “A key bay protection agency gave its approval Thursday for the addition of an eastbound, third traffic lane on the lower deck and a bike lane on the upper deck of the [Richmond-San Rafael Bridge] span. Show More Summary
Catawissa, PA-based Bunge’s Meats Thursday recalled an undetermined amount of pork sausage products that were produced with water that did not meet the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) drinking water standards, according to the U.S. Show More Summary
On September 18, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced hat using an illegal “defeat device,” Volkswagen’s diesel engines were emitting far more pollution than is legally allowable under federal and state regulations. A year later, few things are resolved. Here’s what owners of these cheating cars need to know. Read more...
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday said its current position on glyphosate, the key ingredient in Monsanto Co's Roundup herbicide, is that the chemical is not likely carcinogenic to humans.
The panel plans to quiz the commissioner about conservatives' claims that he should be impeached for thwarting congressional investigations into his agency's tough scrutiny of tea party groups seeking tax exemptions. The Judiciary panel...Show More Summary
Prominent among them is the growing permeation of environmental issues into energy policy and energy issues into environmental policy. On the one hand, for example, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been characterized as trying to dictate state and national energy policy in recent rulemakings. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency waived certain requirements for gasoline in the Atlanta and Nashville areas Wednesday after a disruption on Colonial Pipeline in Alabama.
Through its guidance, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development clarifies that a city ordinance is in violation of the Fair Housing Act if it has a discriminatory effect on people of a protected class who live in private or...Show More Summary
(Photo: Public domain) Catalytic converters have been standard in most cars since 1975, when the Environmental Protection Agency mandated stricter emissions regulations for automobiles. They're a part of your car that, like an alternator or water pump, you don't think too much about. Show More Summary