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There have been 32 policies introduced over the past month

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Revokes a March 23, 2017 Presidential permit, since invalidated by the courts, that had permitted the US-Canada border crossing for the Keystone XL Pipeline, and issues a new permit for a border crossing at a separate site. 

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Mar 29 2019
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Creates a new owner audit program for upstream exploration and production sites where there has been significant CAA noncompliance to make it easier for the regulated community to self-disclose and correct violations. 

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Apr 17 2019
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Mar 29 2019
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Expands the responsibilities of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to further support the Administration's monitoring, understanding, and exploration of the Nation's waters including the use of unmanned vehicles and sensors. 

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Mar 28 2019
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Prohibits the use of chlorpyrifos on food and orders a review of the neurodevelopmental effects and other low-dose effects of exposure to or­gan­o­phos­phate pesticides.

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Mar 28 2019
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Commissions a study from the Government Accountability Office to better understand and address barriers that have prevented certain populations from participating in federally funded cancer clinical trials.

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Mar 28 2019
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Opens an examination of whether and how to revise FERC policies on determining the return on equity (ROE) used in setting rates charged by jurisdictional public utilities.

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Jun 28 2019
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Mar 28 2019
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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

Seeks comment on needed updates to FERC's electric transmission incentives regulations and policy under the Energy Policy Act of 2005, last updated in 2012, in light of the evolution in electric power generation, the number of new resources seeking transmission service, shifts in load patterns, and the increased emphasis on reliability that have occurred in the past seven years.

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Jun 25 2019
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Mar 28 2019
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Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)

Identifies trends in workforce and technology development affecting current federal activities and provides strategies for recruitment of highly trained workers.

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Mar 28 2019
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Government Accountability Office (GAO)

Directs the Secretary of Energy to establish advanced nuclear goals, provide for a reactor-based fast neutron source, and make available high-assay, low-enriched uranium for research, development, and demonstration of advanced nuclear reactor concepts.

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Apr 30 2019
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Mar 27 2019
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Directs the President to develop a strategy for establishing the security of the Nation and its allies' future mobile telecommunications systems and infrastructure, including 5G technologies.

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Mar 27 2019
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Amends the Older Americans Act of 1965 to recognize and provide increased services for younger individuals (i.e., those younger than 60 years of age) with Alzheimer's disease.

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Mar 27 2019
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House of Representatives

Amends the Older Americans Act of 1965 to recognize and provide increased services for younger individuals (i.e., those younger than 60 years of age) with Alzheimer's disease.

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Mar 27 2019
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