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Meeting: CDC/NIOSH Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health

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  • Energy
  • Genetics/Genomics

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announce a meeting for the Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health. The Advisory Board was established under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 to advise the President on a variety of policy and technical functions required to implement and effectively manage the new compensation program. 

July 25, 2018

EPA to keep pursuing biofuel changes under new leadership

Reuters – The Environmental Protection Agency’s acting administrator said he would follow up the work of his predecessor to overhaul the nation’s biofuel policy, including pursuing changes strongly opposed by the powerful corn lobby like counting ethanol exports toward annual biofuels quotas.

July 24, 2018

FERC Mandates Reporting of Attempted Cybersecurity Breaches

Power – The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has ordered the North American Electric Reliability Corp. to broaden its Critical Infrastructure Protection reliability standards to include mandatory reporting of cybersecurity incidents that could harm the bulk electric system.