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Bipartisan bill that would require the Department of Energy to establish energy storage research, demonstration, and technical assistance and grant programs.

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Jul 9 2019
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Senate

Repeals President Obama's Clean Power Plan (CPP), meant to curb greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the electric power sector, and replaces it with a new plan that requires only that power plants use heat rate improvement (HRI) to reduce GHG emissions.

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Sep 6 2019
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Jul 8 2019
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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Provides the FDA's current thinking on the best means for assembling the "Drug Abuse and Dependence" section of prescription drug labeling.

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Sep 3 2019
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Jul 2 2019
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Mandates the Department of Homeland Security produce a periodic report on digital content forgery technology, otherwise known as “deepfakes.”

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Jun 28 2019
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House of Representatives

Bipartisan bill that supports CO2 utilization and direct air capture research to facilitate the permitting and development of carbon capture, utilization, and sequestration projects and carbon dioxide pipelines.

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Jun 27 2019
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Senate

Expands and coordinates research activities related to cerebral cavernous malformations.

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Jun 27 2019
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Senate

Reduces regulatory barriers to conducting research on marijuana and cannabidiol (CBD) while broadening opportunities to cultivate marijuana for scientific and medical purposes.  

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Jun 27 2019
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Senate

Authorizes grants through the Department of Justice to provide law enforcement officers with access to a behavioral health crisis response program.

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Jun 26 2019
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House of Representatives

Implements continuing education requirements for practitioners who prescribe controlled substances.

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Jun 26 2019
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House of Representatives

Requires a warning label for Schedules II - V opioids that they can cause dependence, addiction, and overdose.

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Jun 26 2019
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House of Representatives

Authorizes grants and appropriations relating to the opioid epidemic.

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Jun 26 2019
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House of Representatives

Provides guidance on how National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analysis and documentation should address greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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Jul 26 2019
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Jun 26 2019
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Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ)

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