Government Regulation

CovePointLNG

Environmentalist Opposition to Dominion LNG Plant Weighs In

Dominion Resources Inc. (NYSE: D) announced in late March that it would spin off its wholly owned midstream operating company, Dominion Midstream Partners, into a separately traded master limited partnership. ...
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Should Regulation Cost $2 Trillion in the Manufacturing Sector?

With the exception of a few people who have no care about consequences, most Americans would agree that some form of regulation and laws governing companies and entities has to ...
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Boeing 777-9X

Emirates Says Doesn’t Need $900 Million from Ex-Im Bank to Buy Boeing Planes

A senior official of one of Boeing Co.’s (NYSE: BA) largest customers, the United Arab Emirates’ Emirates airline, said on Friday that the company could continue to buy aircraft from ...
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Porn Sites Will Support Net Neutrality Slowdown Protest

On Wednesday, September 10, many websites are planning to participate in what’s called the Internet Slowdown, the latest demonstration in support of net neutrality. The effort got a significant push ...
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Boeing F15 Fighter

The Boeing Fight to Save the Export-Import Bank Begins in Earnest Next Week

Among the first items of business Congress is expected to take up when members return from vacation next week is a reauthorization of the U.S. Export-Import Bank. No company has ...
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E-cigarette

E-Cigarettes Under Attack by World Health Organization

If the tobacco industry thought it had solved all its legal problems with the introduction of electronic cigarettes, the industry is very likely rethinking its original conclusion. While some of ...
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Pentagon

Defense Department Awards Contracts to FedEx, UPS, Alaska Air

The U.S. Department of Defense announced on Thursday the award of more than a dozen contracts for everything from environmental rehabilitation work to repair and maintenance work for missiles going ...
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FCC Wants Answers — Now — From Comcast, Time Warner, Charter

Last Thursday the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) sent Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ: CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) requests for more information related to the proposed $45 billion merger ...
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United Airlines

GE Engine Gets OK for 787-9 Dreamliner

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) said on Thursday that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has certified for commercial flights the company’s 787-9 Dreamliner equipped with engines from General Electric Co. (NYSE: ...
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Consumers Union Rips Comcast-Time Warner Merger

In a filing on Thursday with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Consumers Union (CU), the public policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports, urged the commission to deny the proposed ...
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bank

TARP Payback Scorecard

Following the financial crisis of 2008, the U.S. Treasury was authorized to commit up to $700 billion to a troubled asset relief program -- TARP -- in an effort to ...
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Bank of America

What $16.65 Billion Really Means to Bank of America

Bank of America Corp. (NYSE: BAC) saw its shares rally late on Wednesday on news that it has reached a $17 billion settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice. Shares ...
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A New Way to Find Out If Your Car Has Been Recalled

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on Wednesday unveiled a new website that will allow car buyers, owners and lessees to check to see if their vehicle has had ...
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jobs

Minimum Wage Battle Not Over in San Diego

With a population of around 1.34 million, San Diego is the largest city in the United States to have passed an ordinance to raise the minimum wage beyond the federally ...
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Kiev

Who Needs Russia? Ukraine Will Destroy Itself With New Gas Tax

By James Stafford of Oilprice.com Ukraine doesn't need Russia to take it down -- Kiev is doing fine destroying itself, most recently with a new tax code that doubles taxes ...
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