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Expands access to mental health services within the Department of Veterans Affairs to include members of the armed forces reserve components.

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May 29 2019
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House of Representatives

White paper, written with RAND Corporation, examining three alternative scenarios for deep decarbonization of the United States economy by 2050.

 

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May 28 2019
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C2ES

Examines factors that put nuclear power at risk of future decline in advanced economies and the implications of such "nuclear fade" for electricity costs, greenhouse gas emissions and electricity security.

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May 28 2019
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Government Accountability Office (GAO)

Summarizes recent and planned regulatory action around health and environmental safety of manufactured nanomaterials from 18 member countries.

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May 27 2019
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Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
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May 23 2019
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Makes appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020.  Includes various provisions affecting Executive Branch policies in energy area. 

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May 23 2019
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House of Representatives

Imposes a fee on opioid drug manufacturers to fund substance abuse prevention and treatment programs.

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May 23 2019
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Senate

Expands mental health coverage among service members to those on reserve, and requires a report on the increase in mental health care usage rates from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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May 22 2019
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Commissions a study from the Government Accountability Office to assess memoranda and materials between the Veterans Health Administration and non-Department of Veterans Affairs groups relating to suicide prevention and mental health services.

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May 22 2019
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Commissions a study by the Government Accountability Office to understand the staff and workload structure of suicide prevention coordinators within the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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May 22 2019
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Charges the Department of Veterans Affairs to inform Congress of any suicide or attempted suicide at a Department of Veterans Affairs facility.

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May 22 2019
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Finds that there would be no significant environmental impacts from  lifting an Obama-era moratorium on coal leasing on federal lands, paving the way for the moratorium to be lifted. 

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Jun 6 2019
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May 22 2019
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Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

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