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Sea Turtles Are Swimming Back Up

It’s a great day and a huge relief for the turtles! The sea turtle population has gone from being endangered to now only being a threatened species.   305 more words

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Federal Register Highlights - 4/16/15

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for April 16, 2015:

PROPOSED RULE: This proposed rule would extend enhanced funding for Medicaid eligibility systems as part of a state’s mechanized claims  processing system, and would update conditions and standards for such systems, including adding to and updating current Medicaid Management Information Systems (MMIS) conditions and standards. 1,448 more words

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Federal Register Highlights - 4/13/15

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for April 13, 2015:

PROPOSED RULE: This proposed rule would amend the rules and regulations regarding the procedures for the conduct of a sign-up period for eligible cotton producers and importers to request a continuance referendum on the 1991 amendments to the Cotton Research and Promotion Order (Order) provided for in the Cotton Research and Promotion Act (Act) amendments of 1990. 341 more words

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Federal Register Highlights - 4/10/15

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for April 10, 2015:

PROPOSED RULE: This proposed rule would address application of certain requirements set forth in the Public Health Service Act, as amended by the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008, to coverage offered by Medicaid managed care organizations, Medicaid Alternative Benefit Plans, and Children’s Health Insurance Programs.  453 more words

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Federal Register Highlights - 4/9/15

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for April 9, 2015:

PROPOSED RULE: The Coast Guard proposes revisions to its regulations for the licensing, construction, design, equipment, and operation of deepwater ports, which are offshore fixed or floating structures, other than vessels, used as ports or terminals for the import or export of oil and natural gas. 983 more words

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Federal Register Highlights 4/8/15

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for April 8, 2015:

PROPOSED RULE: The Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975 (EPCA), as amended, prescribes energy conservation standards for various consumer products and certain commercial and industrial equipment, including residential water heaters. 745 more words

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Federal Register Highlights - 4/7/15

Unpublished, time-sensitive and proposed rules for April 7, 2015:

PROPOSED RULE: EPA proposes a Clean Water Act (CWA) regulation that would better protect human health and the environment and protect the operational integrity of publicly owned treatment works (POTWs) by establishing pretreatment standards that would prevent the discharge of pollutants in wastewater from onshore unconventional oil and gas extraction facilities to POTWs. 528 more words

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