Mail.com: Regulatory agencies https://www.mail.com/subjects/22634-regulatory-agencies.html Mail.com - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Mail.com: Regulatory agencies https://s.uicdn.com/mailint/8.812.0/assets/mailcom_logo_rss.png https://www.mail.com/subjects/22634-regulatory-agencies.html Government scientist from DC wins Miss USA title https://www.mail.com/entertainment/lifestyle/5193246-government-scientist-dc-wins-usa-title.html LAS VEGAS (AP) — Kara McCullough, a scientist working for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, has been crowned Miss USA. McCullough, who represented the District of Columbia in the decades-old pageant, was born in Naples, Italy, and raised in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She said she wants to inspire children to pursue careers in the fields of science, technology, engineeri... Mon, 15 May 2017 10:32:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/lifestyle/5193246-government-scientist-dc-wins-usa-title.html 2017-05-15T10:32:00Z Miss District of Columbia crowned as Miss USA https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5193162-district-columbia-crowned-usa.html LAS VEGAS (AP) — The District of Columbia has won back-to-back Miss USA titles. Kara McCullough, a 25-year-old scientist working for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, was crowned Sunday at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on the Las Vegas Strip. She will go on to compete on the Miss Universe contest. "I'm extremely thankful for ... Mon, 15 May 2017 05:00:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5193162-district-columbia-crowned-usa.html 2017-05-15T05:00:00Z Miss District of Columbia wins 2017 edition of Miss USA https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/5192080-district-columbia-wins-2017-edition-usa.html LAS VEGAS (AP) — The District of Columbia has won back-to-back Miss USA titles. Kara McCullough, a 25-year-old chemist working for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, was crowned Sunday at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on the Las Vegas Strip. She will go on to compete on the Miss Universe contest. The runner-up was Miss New Jer... Mon, 15 May 2017 03:08:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/5192080-district-columbia-wins-2017-edition-usa.html 2017-05-15T03:08:00Z The Latest: Miss District of Columbia wins 2017 Miss USA https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/5192878-latest-district-columbia-wins-2017-usa.html LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 2017 edition of the Miss USA pageant taking place in Las Vegas (all times local): 7 p.m. The District of Columbia has won back-to-back Miss USA titles. Kara McCullough, a chemist working for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, was crowned Sunday during the event that took place at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on the Las Vegas Stri... Mon, 15 May 2017 02:34:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/entertainment/music/5192878-latest-district-columbia-wins-2017-usa.html 2017-05-15T02:34:00Z Trump names 2 to serve on embattled energy panel https://www.mail.com/business/finance/5178716-trump-names-2-to-serve-embattled-energy-panel.html WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has tapped an aide to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and a veteran Pennsylvania official to serve on the vacancy-plagued Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Only two commissioners currently serve on the five-member panel, leaving it without a quorum and unable to make decisions on interstate pipelines and... Tue, 09 May 2017 17:50:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/finance/5178716-trump-names-2-to-serve-embattled-energy-panel.html 2017-05-09T17:50:00Z EPA head tells coal miners 'regulatory assault is over' https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5114536-epa-head-tells-coal-miners-regulatory-assault-over.html SYCAMORE, Pa. (AP) — Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt told dozens of Pennsylvania coal miners Thursday that the "regulatory assault" on their industry is over, and that the environment can be protected without hurting business. "We're going to do it the American way, grow jobs and show the rest of the world how it's done," Pruitt... Thu, 13 Apr 2017 22:37:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5114536-epa-head-tells-coal-miners-regulatory-assault-over.html 2017-04-13T22:37:00Z EPA reverses course on safety of pesticide used on crops https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5076584-epa-reverses-course-safety-pesticide-used-crops.html WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration won't ban a common pesticide used on food, reversing efforts by the Obama administration to bar the chemical based on findings it could hinder development of children's brains. In announcing the decision late Wednesday, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said that by not banning chlorpyrif... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 20:09:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5076584-epa-reverses-course-safety-pesticide-used-crops.html 2017-03-30T20:09:00Z Water regulators for Philly, NYC mum on gas drilling talks https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/4981758-water-regulators-philly-nyc-mum-gas-drilling-talks.html Environmental groups and anti-drilling residents fear regulators are taking steps to lift a seven-year moratorium on natural gas development near the Delaware River, whose watershed supplies Philadelphia and half the population of New York City. They may or may not have anything to worry about. The Delaware River Basin Commission, the agency that monitors... Mon, 20 Feb 2017 16:16:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/4981758-water-regulators-philly-nyc-mum-gas-drilling-talks.html 2017-02-20T16:16:00Z The Latest: Gov. Brown says he was unaware of flood concerns https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/4967246-latest-gov-brown-was-unaware-flood-concerns.html OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on problems with an emergency spillway at the nation's tallest dam (all times local): 7 p.m. Gov. Jerry Brown says he wasn't previously aware of a report that surfaced Monday indicating environmentalists raised concerns about the Oroville Dam emergency spillway in 2005. He says he's ... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 03:14:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/4967246-latest-gov-brown-was-unaware-flood-concerns.html 2017-02-14T03:14:00Z Pipeline projects in limbo as energy commissioner departs https://www.mail.com/business/finance/4946678-pipeline-projects-limbo-energy-commissioner-depart.html WASHINGTON (AP) — Major natural gas pipeline projects along the East Coast and Midwest face uncertainty as the federal agency that oversees the work loses a commissioner and will be unable to decide on projects indefinitely under President Donald Trump. Democrat Norman Bay is stepping down Friday from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, leaving the ... Fri, 03 Feb 2017 23:52:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/finance/4946678-pipeline-projects-limbo-energy-commissioner-depart.html 2017-02-03T23:52:00Z License issued for $1B Montana power storage project https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/4852822-license-issued-1b-montana-power-storage-project.html BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana company has been granted a license to build a $1 billion, 400-megawatt power storage project in the central part of the state that would supplement electricity from wind turbines and other sources, according to documents released Thursday by federal regulators. The 50-year license from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commiss... Thu, 22 Dec 2016 23:14:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/4852822-license-issued-1b-montana-power-storage-project.html 2016-12-22T23:14:00Z