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  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Continues Action to Address Ethylene Oxide

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Continues Action to Address Ethylene Oxide | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency press release: November 19, 2020) WASHINGTON (November 19, 2020) — As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) pursues its mission to protect human health and the environment, addressing ethylene oxide (EtO) continues to be a major priority across the agency. Today, as part of this cross-agency effort, EPA took the next step in its review of the pesticide registration for EtO by releasing a draft risk assessment for public comment. Based on EPA’s thorough review of the body of available information about EtO’s toxicity, the agency believes that additional steps are needed to mitigate the risks associated with the use of EtO. EtO is used to sterilize certain medical equipment and spices. “EtO is used on half of all sterilized medical devices in the United States annually and, in some cases, it is th...
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  • U.S. Surgeon General Releases Call to Action on Hypertension Control

    U.S. Surgeon General Releases Call to Action on Hypertension Control

    U.S. Surgeon General Releases Call to Action on Hypertension Control | site |


    High Blood Pressure Control IS Possible


    (October 7, 2020) - - On October 7, 2020 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published the following information:

    Today, Surgeon General VADM Jerome M. Adams, M.D., M.P.H., issued a Call to Action urging Americans to recognize and address hypertension control as a national, public health priority. The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Control Hypertension provides strategies for those on the frontlines of health care and public health to address this costly, dangerous and far too common chronic health condition.







    Hypertension,...
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  • Financial Action Task Force Adopts New Standards on Proliferation Financing

    Financial Action Task Force Adopts New Standards on Proliferation Financing

    Financial Action Task Force Adopts New Standards on Proliferation Financing, and advances work on COVID-19 AML/CFT Risks, and Trade-Based Money Laundering | site |


    (October 23, 2020) - - Today, October 23, 2020, the U.S. Department of the Treasury published the following information: WASHINGTON - The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) concluded its 32nd plenary meeting on Friday, October 23, by agreeing to revise its standards to further strengthen the global response to the financing of proliferation related to weapons of mass destruction. This week’s endorsement of the new standard is a result of an initiative that began under the U.S. FATF Presidency and Finance Ministers of FATF members adopted in 2019. The FATF also continued its focus on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on detecting and countering fraud including attempts to defraud government backed stimulus programs. The task force also adopted an updated report on trade-based money laundering and recogni...
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  • EPA Administrator Wheeler Announces Proposed Action to Cancel Irgarol Uses

    EPA Administrator Wheeler Announces Proposed Action to Cancel Irgarol Uses

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Wheeler Announces Proposed Action to Cancel Irgarol Uses | site |



    (October 22, 2020) - - Today, October 22, 2020, the U.S. Environment Protection Agency published the following information: RUSKIN, Fla. (October 22, 2020) — At an event today in Ruskin, Fla., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced that the agency is proposing to cancel certain uses of irgarol in order to better protect coral and other aquatic life. Irgarol is most often used in antifoulant paint that is applied to protect boat hulls. “EPA is proposing to cancel the use of the biocide irgarol to better protect coral and other aquatic life,” said EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler. “Protecting the health of the plants and animals within our oceans, lake and rivers is a priority for EPA. There are less environmentally persistent alternatives to using irgarol for the boating industry, and our propo...
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  • Coordinated Central Bank Action to Further Enhance the Provision of U.S. Dollar Liquidity

    Coordinated Central Bank Action to Further Enhance the Provision of U.S. Dollar Liquidity | site |



    (March 20, 2020) - - Today (March 20, 2020), the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System published the following information:

    The Bank of Canada, the Bank of England, the Bank of Japan, the European Central Bank, the Federal Reserve, and the Swiss National Bank are today announcing a coordinated action to further enhance the provision of liquidity via the standing U.S. dollar liquidity swap line arrangements. To improve the swap lines' effectiveness in providing U.S. dollar funding, these central banks have agreed to increase the frequency of 7-day maturity operations from weekly to daily. These daily operations will commence on Monday, March 23, 2020, and will continue at least through the end of April. The central banks also will continue to hold weekly 84-day maturity operations. The swap lines among these central banks are available sta...
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  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration takes Action with Indian Government to Protect Consumers From Illicit Medical Products

    U.S. Food and Drug Administration takes Action with Indian Government to Protect Consumers From Illicit Medical Products | site |



    First Bilateral Enforcement Operation with India Stopped Approximately 500 Shipments Through International Mail


    (February 18, 2020) - - Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published the following information:

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that its first bilateral enforcement operation with the Government of India, stopped approximately 500 shipments of illicit, and potentially dangerous, unapproved prescription drugs and combination medical devices from reaching American consumers over the course of an operation that took place in January.

    “With standards and regulations varying in each country, U.S. consumers face hazards when they order drugs and other FDA-regulated products from unauthorized foreign sources and receive them through the international
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  • U.S. Department of State calls International Civil Aviation Organization alleged action Outrageous

    U.S. Department of State calls International Civil Aviation Organization alleged action Outrageous| site |



    (February 1, 2020) - - Today (February 1, 2020), Morgan Ortagus, Department Spokesperson for the U.S. Department of State, issued a statement titled, "ICAO’s Outrageous Practice of Blocking Twitter Users Who Reference Taiwan". The content of the statement is as follows: The United States is deeply concerned about actions taken by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to suppress freedom of expression and curtail important discussion of Taiwan’s legitimate role in international issues. Blocking Twitter users who make reference to Taiwan’s participation in international organizations, particularly given the global response to the coronavirus crisis, is outrageous, unacceptable, and not befitting of a UN organization. Taiwan has a relevant and credible voice on transnational health issues, and the United States has long supported its active ...
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  • Federal Reserve Board issues Enforcement Action with Société Générale S.A. and Société Générale, New York Branch

    Federal Reserve Board issues Enforcement Action with Société Générale S.A. and Société Générale, New York Branch| site |



    (December 19, 2019) - - Today, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System published the following information:

    The Federal Reserve Board on Thursday announced the execution of the enforcement action listed below:

    Société Générale S.A., Paris, France, and Société Générale, New York Branch, New York, New York

    Written Agreement dated December 17, 2019

    Additional enforcement actions can be searched for here.
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  • Federal Reserve Board Announces Termination of Enforcement Action with Bank of America

    Federal Reserve Board Announces Termination of Enforcement Action with Bank of America | site |



    (December 3, 2019) - - Today, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Board published the following information:

    The Federal Reserve Board on Tuesday announced the termination of the enforcement action listed below:

    Bank of America, Charlotte, North Carolina
    Cease and Desist Order, dated May 20, 2015
    Terminated November 22, 2019

    Additional enforcement actions can be searched for here.
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  • The United States Takes Action Against the Movement of Venezuelan Oil to Cuba

    The United States Takes Action Against the Movement of Venezuelan Oil to Cuba | site |



    (December 3, 2019) - - Today, the U.S. Department of State published the following statement issued by U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: On December 3, the United States identified six PDVSA-owned vessels, pursuant to E.O. 13884 or 13850, being used by the former Maduro regime to ship oil to Cuba. In addition, the Esperanza was identified as the new name for the vessel previously named the Nedas, which was blocked on April 12, 2019. These actions block the efforts by the Cuban and former Maduro regimes to evade sanctions that are intended to prevent the theft of Venezuela’s natural resources for corrupt purposes. While the Venezuelan people continue to take to the streets to demand basic services and a return to freedom and prosperity, Maduro chooses to ship a vital natural resource to Cuba in exchange for Cuban security and intelligence services that preserve
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  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs takes Action to Restore Trust at Atlanta VAMC’s Eagles’ Nest Community Living Center

    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs takes Action to Restore Trust at Atlanta VAMC’s Eagles’ Nest Community Living Center| site |



    (September 17, 2019) - - The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) published (today, September 17, 2019) the following information:

    Today, Veterans Health Administration Executive in Charge Dr. Richard Stone announced a number of actions VA is taking in response to recent events at the Atlanta VA Medical Center’s Eagles’ Nest Community Living Center and ongoing issues at other VA facilities in that region.

    These actions include:
    • Placing the Veterans Integrated Service Network 7 director on immediate administrative leave
    • Effective immediately, Charleston, S.C., VAMC director Scott Isaacks will take over as Acting VISN 7 director
    • Detailing the VISN 7 Chief Medical Officer to other administrative duties outside the VISN, pending a review of the quality and safety of care issues in the network
    • Detailing
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  • U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights Requires Significant Corrective Action from Chicago Public Schools Following Systemic Failure to Address Sexual Violence

    U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights Requires Significant Corrective Action from Chicago Public Schools Following Systemic Failure to Address Sexual Violence| site |


    (September 12, 2019) - - The U.S. Department of Education published (today) the following information:

    WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Department of Education announced that it has reached a resolution agreement with Chicago Public Schools (CPS) that will require significant structural and procedural changes within the District in order to protect students from sexual assault and abuse.

    The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) concluded that, for years, CPS's management, handling, and oversight of complaints of student-on-student and adult-on-student sexual harassment has violated Title IX. In May 2015 and November 2016, OCR received two individual complaints alleging that the District failed to respond to sexual harassment and sexual assault of students by both teache
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  • Federal Reserve Board Approves Action by the Boards of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Minneapolis

    Federal Reserve Board Approves Action by the Boards of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and Minneapolis




    (September 27, 2018) - - The Federal Reserve Board has approved actions on Thursday by the Boards of Directors of the Federal Reserve Banks of New York and Minneapolis, increasing the discount rate (the primary credit rate) at the Banks from 2-1/2 percent to 2-3/4 percent, effective immediately.




    Source: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Bank...
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  • U. S. Food and Drug Administration Takes New Steps to Address Epidemic of Youth e-cigarette Use - - Action Against Retailers and Manufacturers

    U. S. Food and Drug Administration Takes New Steps to Address Epidemic of Youth e-cigarette Use, including a Historic Action Against more than 1,300 Retailers and 5 Major Manufacturers for their Roles Perpetuating Youth Access





    Warning letters and civil money penalty complaints to retailers are largest coordinated enforcement effort in agency history; FDA requests manufacturers provide plan for mitigating youth sales within 60 days; warns it may restrict flavored e-cigarettes to address youth epidemic


    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published the following information:

    (September 12, 2018) - - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced a series of critical and historic enforcement actions related to the sale and marketing of e-cigarettes to kids. In the largest coordinated enforcement effort in the FDA’s history, the agency
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  • United Steelworkers say National Security Action Will Promote Domestic Production and Job Creation

    United Steelworkers say National Security Action Will Promote Domestic Production and Job Creation





    “From missiles and munitions, to motors and machinery, steel and aluminum are critical products used in direct military applications and in critical infrastructure."



    March 12, 2018



    Pittsburgh, PA - - (March 8, 2018) - - The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement after the administration announced its final decision in the pending Section 232 investigations on steel and aluminum. Those investigations, launched in April 2017, were designed to determine whether imports of those products were jeopardizing national security interests and, if so, what action, if any to take. “Today the President took decisive action to ensure that adequate supplies and industrial capacity of aluminum and steel were available t
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    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Continues Action to Address Ethylene Oxide
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    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Continues Action to Address Ethylene Oxide | site |


    (Information contained in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency press release: November 19, 2020) WASHINGTON (November 19, 2020) — As the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) pursues its mission to protect human health and the environment, addressing ethylene oxide (EtO) continues to be a major priority across the agency. Today, as part of this cross-agency effort, EPA took the next step in its review of the pesticide registration for EtO by releasing a draft risk assessment for public comment. Based on EPA’s thorough review of the body of available information about EtO’s toxicity, the agency believes that additional steps are needed to mitigate the risks associated with the use of EtO. EtO is used to sterilize certain medical equipment and spices. “EtO is used on half of all sterilized medical devices in the United States annually and, in some cases, it is th...
    11-24-2020, 01:56 AM
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    U.S. Surgeon General Releases Call to Action on Hypertension Control
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    U.S. Surgeon General Releases Call to Action on Hypertension Control | site |


    High Blood Pressure Control IS Possible


    (October 7, 2020) - - On October 7, 2020 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) published the following information:

    Today, Surgeon General VADM Jerome M. Adams, M.D., M.P.H., issued a Call to Action urging Americans to recognize and address hypertension control as a national, public health priority. The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Control Hypertension provides strategies for those on the frontlines of health care and public health to address this costly, dangerous and far too common chronic health condition.







    Hypertension,...
    11-11-2020, 04:24 AM
  • Staff Reporter 1
    Financial Action Task Force Adopts New Standards on Proliferation Financing
    by Staff Reporter 1
    Financial Action Task Force Adopts New Standards on Proliferation Financing, and advances work on COVID-19 AML/CFT Risks, and Trade-Based Money Laundering | site |


    (October 23, 2020) - - Today, October 23, 2020, the U.S. Department of the Treasury published the following information: WASHINGTON - The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) concluded its 32nd plenary meeting on Friday, October 23, by agreeing to revise its standards to further strengthen the global response to the financing of proliferation related to weapons of mass destruction. This week’s endorsement of the new standard is a result of an initiative that began under the U.S. FATF Presidency and Finance Ministers of FATF members adopted in 2019. The FATF also continued its focus on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on detecting and countering fraud including attempts to defraud government backed stimulus programs. The task force also adopted an updated report on trade-based money laundering and recogni...
    10-25-2020, 05:21 AM
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    EPA Administrator Wheeler Announces Proposed Action to Cancel Irgarol Uses
    by Staff Reporter 1
    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Wheeler Announces Proposed Action to Cancel Irgarol Uses | site |



    (October 22, 2020) - - Today, October 22, 2020, the U.S. Environment Protection Agency published the following information: RUSKIN, Fla. (October 22, 2020) — At an event today in Ruskin, Fla., U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced that the agency is proposing to cancel certain uses of irgarol in order to better protect coral and other aquatic life. Irgarol is most often used in antifoulant paint that is applied to protect boat hulls. “EPA is proposing to cancel the use of the biocide irgarol to better protect coral and other aquatic life,” said EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler. “Protecting the health of the plants and animals within our oceans, lake and rivers is a priority for EPA. There are less environmentally persistent alternatives to using irgarol for the boating industry, and our propo...
    10-23-2020, 12:58 AM
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    Coordinated Central Bank Action to Further Enhance the Provision of U.S. Dollar Liquidity
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    Coordinated Central Bank Action to Further Enhance the Provision of U.S. Dollar Liquidity | site |



    (March 20, 2020) - - Today (March 20, 2020), the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System published the following information:

    The Bank of Canada, the Bank of England, the Bank of Japan, the European Central Bank, the Federal Reserve, and the Swiss National Bank are today announcing a coordinated action to further enhance the provision of liquidity via the standing U.S. dollar liquidity swap line arrangements. To improve the swap lines' effectiveness in providing U.S. dollar funding, these central banks have agreed to increase the frequency of 7-day maturity operations from weekly to daily. These daily operations will commence on Monday, March 23, 2020, and will continue at least through the end of April. The central banks also will continue to hold weekly 84-day maturity operations. The swap lines among these central banks are available sta...
    03-23-2020, 11:19 AM

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