FedFeed 1/30/17: NPS Regulation Defines eCigarettes as Tobacco Products

NPS Regulation Defines eCigarettes as Tobacco Products   The National Park Service (NPS) is proposing to changes its rules regulating tobacco use in the national parks to include electronic cigarettes as a tobacco product. NPS is also proposing to give … Continue Reading

FedFeed 1/26/17: NMFS Regulation Allows Taking of Mammals in Russian River

NMFS Regulation Allows Incidental Takings of Mammals During Russian River Estuary Management Activities   The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), a part of the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), is proposing to allow the incidental taking of mammals during Russian … Continue Reading

FedFeed 1/24/17: SBA Regulation Increase Small Business Investment Company Fees

SBA Regulation Increases Small Business Investment Company Licensing and Examination Fees   The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is proposing to increase the Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) licensing and examination fees. The SBA is authorized to collect these fees … Continue Reading

FedFeed 1/20/17: NOAA Regulation Creates National Marine Sanctuary in Maryland

NOAA Regulation Creates National Marine Sanctuary in Maryland   The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is proposing to create a National Marine Sanctuary in Maryland’s Mallows Bay. The proposal would set aside Mallows Bay as a part of the … Continue Reading

FedFeed 1/18/17: MSHA Regulation Requires Proximity Detection Systems

MSHA Regulation Requires Proximity Detection Systems on Underground Coal Mine Machines   The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is reopening the comment period for its proposal to require proximity detection systems be equipped on all underground coal mine machines. … Continue Reading

FedFeed 1/16/17: EPA Regulation Accepts Changes to Arizona Air Quality Plan

EPA Regulation Accepts Changes to Arizona Air Quality Plan   The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing to accept changes the State of Arizona has made to its State Implementation Plan for particulate matter (PM). The Clean Air Act requires … Continue Reading

FedFeed 1/12/17: NPS Regulation Proposes Paleontological Protection

NPS Regulation Proposes Paleontological Protections   The National Park Service (NPS) is proposing rules under the Paleontological Resources Preservation Act that would, “preserve, manage, and protect paleontological resources on lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management, the Bureau of … Continue Reading

FedFeed 1/10/17 – EPA Regulation Proposes New Ethanol Standards

EPA Regulation Proposes New Ethanol Standards Under Renewable Fuel Standard Program   The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is proposing new standards for ethanol fuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program to reflect changes in the marketplace and to promote … Continue Reading

FedFeed 1/5/17 – HHS Regulation Seeks Comments on Criminal Safe Harbors

HHS Regulation Seeks Comments on Criminal Safe Harbors for Federal Healthcare Program Solicitations The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking comments on whether and how it should change the safe harbors it offers from criminal prosecution sought … Continue Reading

FedFeed 1/3/2017 – Treasury Regulation Adjusts Penalty under Terrorism Risk Insurance Act

Treasury Regulation Adjusts Penalty under Terrorism Risk Insurance Act   The Department of the Treasury (Treasury) is amending the civil penalty assessed under the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act from $1,000,000 to $1,311,850. The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002 (TRIA) … Continue Reading