A provision added by Republican legislators to North Carolina’s pending budget bill would bar city and county officials from passing local tree ordinances without first getting the approval of the state legislature.
California has enacted a law may ban the sale of all off-road, gas-powered engines, including generators, lawn equipment, pressure washers, chainsaws, weed trimmers, and other small internal combustion devices.
Originally introduced in 2020, The Promising Pathway Act (PPA) would streamline the provisional approval process for drugs that have been shown to be safe but have not completed years of efficacy trials required by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The Biden administration has asked the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries to substantially increase oil production in and exports from its member states in an attempt to stem rapidly rising U.S. fuel prices.
The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a challenge to the application of wetlands permitting requirements imposed under the 1972 Clean Water Act on property near Priest Lake, Idaho, owned by Mike and Chantell Sackett.