Excerpt: FDA stated that the information USPlabs submitted was ‘insufficient to defend the use of DMAA as an ingredient in dietary supplements’ and advised consumers not to buy or use any products containing the stimulant. FDA subsequently asserted that it could ban an unsafe ingredient in a dietary supplement, though the agency is required to ‘undertake a series of lengthy scientific and legal steps’ in doing so.
Excerpt: We write in strong support of the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) announcement to apply a "removed for safety or efficacy" determination to the crushabale form of OxyContin. This decision by FDA will help mitigate the harmful effects of the nation's prescription drug abuse crisis. inculding the suffering it causes in families across our country.
Excerpt: Unfortunately, based on Committee staff’s review of the redacted annual loan reviews for each project, it appears that these job estimates have failed to materialize, in part, due to the aforementioned bankruptcies and the precarious financial positions of certain other projects. Despite these changing conditions, however, the estimated number of jobs preserved or created by the Section 1705 program, as advertised on the DOE website, has unexpectedly remained the same.
Excerpt: DOE now is 15 years behind schedule in taking custody of commercial used nuclear fuel. As a result, utilities have been storing the used fuel on the sites where it was generated. Utilities have filed lawsuits seeking to recover from the federal government the costs incurred.
Excerpt: When Congress authorized the Commission in the Spectrum Act to conduct an incentive auction of broadcast spectrum, we had several goals in mind. We certainly wanted the Commission to design an auction that would make more spectrum available to wireless carriers to meet soaring demand for mobile broadband use.
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