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 1/20/17: 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

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FedFeed 3/2/2015 – News You May Have Missed

This week’s FedFeed includes: 1) BOEM Regulation Proposes Additional Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Locations; 2) EPA Regulation Approves States’ Negative Declarations for Sewage Sludge Incineration Units; 3) FTA Regulation Proposes New State Safety Oversight of Public Transportation; 4) CDC … Continue Reading

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FedFeed 2/23/2015 – News You May Have Missed

This week’s FedFeed includes: 1) Coast Guard Regulation Proposes Merchant Mariner Medical Waiver Policy Clarifications; 2) USDA Regulation Proposes Tart Cherry Crop Percentages for 2014-2015; 3) GSA Regulation Proposes Amending HAZMAT Acquisition Regulations; 4) DOT Regulation Proposes State Asset Management … Continue Reading

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FedFeed 2/16/2015 – News You May Have Missed!

This week’s FedFeed includes: 1) Forest Service Regulation Changes How “Rural” Is Determined in Alaska; 2) NOAA Regulation Modifies Fishery Management Plan for Red Groupers in Gulf of Mexico; 3) BEA Regulation Creates New Reporting Requirement for Foreign Transactions; 4) … Continue Reading

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FedFeed 2/9/2015 – News You May Have Missed!

This week’s FedFeed includes: 1) FTC Regulation Proposes Amendments to Used Motor Vehicle Trade Regulation Rule; 2) DOL Regulation Ensures Nondiscrimination in Employment on the Basis of Sex; 3) LSC Regulation Updates Compliance List for Federal Fund Recipients; 4) GSA … Continue Reading