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Lowers the civil penalty that automakers must pay when new cars and trucks exceed corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) standards, from $14 to $5.50 per extra 0.1 miles per gallon (mpg), undoing a 2016 Obama Administration rulemaking.

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Sep 24 2019
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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

Rescinds the new source performance standards (NSPS) for methane and VOC emissions from oil and gas transmission and storage infrastructure, and rescinds the NSPS for methane for oil and gas production and processing infrastructure. 

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Oct 25 2019
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Sep 24 2019
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Creates the National Influenza Vaccine Task Force to modernize the domestic influenza vaccine enterprise and directs certain federal agencies to perform specific actions toward achieving that goal.

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Sep 24 2019
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White House

Provides guidance to the drug development industry regarding best practices for the clinical development of drugs intended to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

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Sep 23 2019
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

OIl and gas industry effort to facilitate large-scale investment in carbon-capture utilization and storage.

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Sep 23 2019
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Oil and Gas Climate Initiative

Proposes to revise Federal energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regulations implementing sections 201 and 210 of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA) in light of changes in the energy industry.

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Sep 19 2019
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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

Sets guidelines for labeling of  ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products and monitoring of developments in adverse health effects, particularly as related to the use of nanotechnology in the formulation of cosmetics.

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Sep 12 2019
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House of Representatives

Establishes a National Commission on Fibrotic Diseases within the National Institutes of Health to coordinate and advance research relating to fibrotic diseases.

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Sep 12 2019
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Announces information collection request to perform a survey of companies to determine the impact of NIOSH's guidelines on the safe handling of engineered nanomaterials in the workplace.

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Oct 11 2019
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Sep 11 2019
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National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
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Sep 11 2019
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Mandates the Department of Homeland Security produce a periodic report on digital content forgery technology, otherwise known as “deepfakes.”

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Sep 10 2019
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Establishes a Countering Unmanned Aircraft Systems Coordinator to oversee Department of Homeland Security efforts on addressing threats from unmanned aircraft systems.

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Sep 10 2019
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