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News Tipoffs for Pennsylvania Editors Newsletter for Tuesday August 04, 2020 ( 9 items )  

3 Organizations Issue Joint Public Comment on Comptroller of Currency Proposed Rule
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 -- Three organizations have issued a joint public comment on the Comptroller of the Currency's proposed rule entitled "National Bank and Federal Savings Association Digital Activities". The comment was written and posted on July 31, 2020: The comment was co-signed by Dan Awrey, professor of law at Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York; Lev Menand, academic fellow and lecturer in Law at Columbia Law School, New York; and James McAndrews, CEO of TNB USA Inc.. * * * We submit t  more

Chesapeake Bay Foundation Issues Public Comment on USDA Notice
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 -- Beth L. McGee, director of science and agricultural policy at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Annapolis, Maryland, has issued a public comment on the U.S. Department of Agriculture's notice entitled "Solicitation of Input From Stakeholders on Agricultural Innovations". The comment was written and posted on July 31, 2020: * * * The Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Inc. (CBF) respectfully submits the following comments on the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (the Agency) Agricultu  more

Employment & Training Administration: Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility to Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 -- The Employment and Training Administration has issued a notice, published in the Federal Register on July 31, entitled: "Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance". The notice was issued by Hope D. Kinglock, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. * * * In accordance with the Section 223 (19 U.S.C. 2273) of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2271, et seq.) ("Act"), as amended, the Department of Labor herein p  more

EPA Proposed Rule: Air Plan Approval for Pennsylvania
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 -- The Environmental Protection Agency has issued a proposed rule (40 CFR Part 52), published in the Federal Register, entitled: "Air Plan Approval; Pennsylvania; 1997 8-Hour Ozone NAAQS Second Maintenance Plan for the Franklin County Area". The proposed rule was issued by Cosmo Servidio, Regional Administrator, Region III. DATES: Written comments must be received on or before September 2, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Talley, Planning & Implementation Branch  more

EPA Rule: Addition of Clause to Acquisition Regulation Addressing Open Source Software Requirements
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 -- The Environmental Protection Agency has issued a rule (48 CFR Parts 1539 and 1552), published in the Federal Register, entitled: "Environmental Protection Agency Acquisition Regulation (EPAAR); Open Source Software". The rule was issued by Kimberly Patrick, Director, Office of Acquisition Solutions. DATES: This final rule is effective on August 3, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Valentino, Policy, Training, and Oversight Division, Office of Acquisition Solu  more

EPA Rule: Significant New Use Rules on Certain Chemical Substances
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 -- The Environmental Protection Agency has issued a rule (40 CFR Parts 9 and 721), published in the Federal Register, entitled: "Significant New Use Rules on Certain Chemical Substances (19-5.B)". The rule was issued by Tala Henry, Deputy Director, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics. DATES: This rule is effective on October 2, 2020. For purposes of judicial review, this rule shall be promulgated at 1 p.m. (e.s.t.) on August 17, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:   more

EPA: Notice of Availability of Registration Review Proposed Interim Decisions for Naphthalene, Para-dichlorobenzene
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 -- The Environmental Protection Agency has issued a notice, published in the Federal Register on July 30, entitled: "Registration Review Proposed Interim Decisions for Naphthalene and Para-dichlorobenzene; Notice of Availability". The notice was issued by Mary Reaves, Acting Director, Pesticide Re-Evaluation Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. DATES: Comments must be received on or before September 28, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For pesticide specific infor  more

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Issues Comment on Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Notice
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 -- Michael D. Welsh, international vice president of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Coraopolis, Pennsylvania, has issued a public comment on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's notice entitled "Supplement to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Vineyard Wind LLC's Proposed Wind Energy Facility Offshore Massachusetts and Public Meetings". The comment was written and posted on July 27, 2020: * * * On behalf of approximately 140,000 International  more

Oncology Nursing Society Clinical Specialist Issues Public Comment on CDC Notice
WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 -- Kristine LeFebvre, oncology clinical specialist and nurse planner at the Oncology Nursing Society, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has issued a public comment on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's notice entitled "Hazardous Drugs: Draft NIOSH List of Hazardous Drugs in Healthcare Settings, 2020; Procedures; and Risk Management Information". The comment was posted on July 31, 2020: * * * Personal comments regarding the draft document, Managing Hazardous Drug Exposu  more