Excerpt We believe that the Congress and the administration would benefit from a comprehensive technical evaluation by the GAO of currently deployed systems designed to detect airborne, biological threats in the environment, and those planned or under development, by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Excerpt: We are concerned that your most recent statements have signaled an arbitrary and abrupt shift in how our nation approves cross-border energy projects. Your recent comments have only added to the immense amount of uncertainty that currently surrounds the Keystone XL approval process, unnecessarily jeopardizing $7 billion in private investment.
Excerpt: Pursuant to Rules X and XI of the United States House of Representatives, the Committee on Energy and Commerce is examining recent actions by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) relating to its studies of hydraulic fracturing and groundwater contamination.
Excerpt: The contamination of the U.S. heparin supply has been linked by the FDA and other authorities to intentional adulteration during the manufacture of heparin in China. … The committee’s investigation indicates that the U.S. heparin supply is stressed, and could well be in shortage.
Excerpt: In 2006, Congress authorized the creation of the Chemical Facilities Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program, to secure facilities with chemicals that ‘present high levels of security risk.” The program’s enacting statute directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to issue “regulations risk-based performance standards for s
Excerpt: We are writing to request additional information about the insurance premium increase consumers can expect in 2014 as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is implemented. We believe it is essential that the U.S.