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Most Americans would prefer to know whether or not they're eating genetically engineered foods .
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The search for a new transportation bill has passed a key milepost in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee .
The front page of the Manchester Journal, Friday, March 28, 2014 ran a story titled "Waiver Sought for Starbucks."
Nearly 10,000 schools across the country are located within a mile of a chemical facility, according to a watchdog group that is pushing new regulations.
April 16 - The Vermont Senate today voted 28-2 to approve legislation that would require foods produced using genetic engineering to be labeled in Vermont.
Not only is it a reality affecting the environment, but it also will get worse if naysayers don't get on board with 97 percent of scientists, several major corporations, many lawmakers and a majority of the American public, U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer warned.
Mary Barra , General Motors ' new chief executive officer, was in a tough spot recently as she tried to explain to Congress why her company didn't quickly recall cars it knew contained defective and clearly dangerous parts.
While predictably divided over the merits of an April 15 federal appeals court ruling upholding U.S. EPA limits on emissions of mercury, arsenic and other acid gases from power plants, supporters and opponents of the regulations agreed that the ruling will do little to immediately change the planet or the power industry.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein's revised drought bill is coming under increasing attack from the left even as the California Democrat tries to woo Republicans to speed the bill's passage through the Senate without committee consideration.
This photo taken April 14, 2014 shows one section of the $500 million I-75 Phase II modernization project which is under way in Dayton, Ohio.
The U.S. Sentencing Commission announced Thursday, April 10, that it had adopted increased penalties for high-level offenders cultivating marijuana on trespassed private or public lands, as Reps.
The rain didn't come to California last year, but it is was raining "Benjamins" on Capitol Hill as the Central Valley's Paramount Farm interests contributed $457,000 to Congress, and the Westlands Water District spent $1,600,000 on lobbying and outreach last year.
Federal officials on Monday proposed more than doubling the size of two marine sanctuaries off the Northern California coast, a move that would restrict the movements of cargo ships, aircraft and personal watercraft, and close the areas to oil and gas exploration.
The Social Security Administration is suspending a program in which thousands of people were having their tax refunds seized to recoup overpayments that happened more than a decade ago.
In this May 31, 2013, file photo, acting Social Security Commissioner Carolyn W. Colvin, center, accompanied by Acting Labor Secretary Seth D. Harris, left, and Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, speaks during a news conference about Social Security and Medicare in Washington.
Redeploying a major argument from the battle over traditional cigarettes, a dozen Democratic members of Congress released a report on Monday concluding that electronic cigarettes "aggressively their products by using techniques and venues that appeal to youth" and should be strictly regulated like the non-electronic versions.