DOT Delays Effective Date for Electric Vehicle Minimum Sound Requirements

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has extended the effective date of a final rule requiring electric and hybrid vehicle manufacturers to install sound-emitting technologies, to reduce the risk of pedestrian crashes. The rule requires hybrid and electric vehicles to … Continue Reading

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FDA Extending Compliance for Restaurant Nutrition Info Until May 2018

The Food and Drug Administrations announced it is extending the compliance date for a final rule requiring certain restaurants to disclose nutrition information for standard menu item. Originally, the compliance date was May 5, 2017, but it has now been … Continue Reading

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EPA Comment Period for Agency-Wide Regulatory Review Closes Next Week

The comment period for agency-wide review of every existing EPA regulation for possible repeal, replacement, or modification, closes next week. President Trump’s Executive Order 13777 directs every agency to consider every regulation similarly, based on obsolescence or ineffectiveness, whether costs … Continue Reading

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EPA Seeking Comments on Regulations to Repeal, Replace, or Modify

As directed by President Trump’s Executive Order 13777, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is seeking comments from the public about regulations which should be repealed, replaced, or modified. Criteria to be considered include regulations that eliminate jobs, or inhibit job … Continue Reading

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FCC Seeking Comments on VRS Program for Hearing Impaired Callers

The Federal Communications Commission announced it will accept comments on a plan to establish performance goals and service quality metrics to evaluate the efficacy of the video relay service (VRS) program, as well as to address the incidence of “phony” … Continue Reading

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NMFS Taking Comments on Protection Zone for Killer Whales in Puget Sound

The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) will take comments until April 13, 2017, on the proposed establishment of a protection zone for Southern Resident killer whales in the Puget Sound. The rule would include a 200-yard approach rule, a prohibition … Continue Reading

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FDA Looking at Use of Term “Healthy” in Food Labeling

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is extending the comment period until April 26 for rules regarding the use of the term “healthy” in the labeling of human food products. Comment Now!  

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UPDATE: FCC’s Connect America Fund

Over one year ago, NoticeandComment brought you a blog on the FCC Connect America Fund. This blog provides an update on the FCC Connect America Fund’s progress. It begins with the original blog and ends with the updates. Even before … Continue Reading

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WHITE HOUSE SPOTLIGHTS NOTICEANDCOMMENT.COM FOR NEW INNOVATIONS; OPENS WEBSITE TO MUNICIPALITIES

Washington D.C – NoticeandComment.com announced today that it was formally recognized as an Innovative Developer by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the Networking and Information Technology R&D (NITRD) program, which represents the IT portfolios of … Continue Reading

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A NEW Mobile App to Search and Subscribe to Federal Regulations!

A first of its kind, NoticeandComment.com has unveiled a mobile app to search federal regulations and subscribe to content from the Federal Register, Regulations.gov and Data.gov. The application is first available to Android users, is free and is downloadable in … Continue Reading

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Education Regulations; One Giant PTA Meeting in the Digital Era

September is back-to-school month, and for some parents that means PTA meetings. But wouldn’t it be nice if every parent had the opportunity to participate in a giant PTA meeting, where comments made are recorded in the official record and … Continue Reading

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E-Gov Spotlight: Baltimore, Maryland

Today’s blog kicks off our new “E-Gov Spotlight Series.”  The new blog series will take a closer look at American cities that are embracing new technologies to deliver services to residents. We intend to review a number of interactive tools … Continue Reading

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