Add this to the Regulators Gone Wild file: according to a report on the New York Daily News web site yesterday, New York state regulators have deemed Wiffle Ball, freeze tag, dodge ball and other timeless kids’ games “risky recreational activities.” The article says that under state rules, any program that offers two or more organized recreational activities—with at least one of them
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Yesterday, the Interior Department approved the construction and operating plan for Cape Wind, clearing a major regulatory hurdle for the nation’s first offshore wind farm. Construction could begin as soon as this fall on the Nantucket Sound project.
Today the U.S. Chamber’s Iraq Business Initiative hosted Dr. Sinan Al-Shabibi, Iraq’s central bank governor for a briefing at which he discussed Iraq’s fiscal and economic stability and progress that has been made to strengthen the country’s financial sector since 2003.
After the administration signaled it’s ready to move forward on a trade agreement with Panama, all three pending FTAs are now ready for action on the Hill. This is a chance to level the global playing field for U.S.
What do a cell phone, a hybrid car, and a wind turbine have in common?
They all require rare earth elements.
Rare earth elements are not, despite their name, actually rare. The term dates back to the 18th and 19th centuries before it was clear how common most rare earth elements are. They are, however, difficult and expensive to mine—and control of their supply is igniting worldwide debate.
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