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Author: Christopher M. Blanchard
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: nuclear, proposed, cooperation, program, united, emirates, arab
Number of Pages: 21
Published: 2010-02
ISBN-10: 1437924425
ISBN-13: 9781437924428

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has embarked on a program to build civilian nuclear power plants and is seeking cooperation and technical assistance from the U.S. and others. Contents of this report: (1) The UAE: Background and U.S Relations; (2) The UAE Nuclear Program: Rationale; Development Plans; Current Infrastructure and Regulatory Regime; (3) Proposed U.S.-UAE Cooperation; Memorandum of Understanding; Proposed Bilateral Agreement; Nuclear Cooperation Agreement, Approval Process, and Proposed Changes; (4) Issues for Congress: Congressional Concerns; Export Control Concerns; Non-Proliferat
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Author: Gerald L. Dillingham
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: present, environmental, challenges, growth, future, environment, airport, operations, aviation
Number of Pages: 106
Published: 2000-05
ISBN-10: 0756712548
ISBN-13: 9780756712549

Reviews: (1) the key concerns & challenges associated with airports' current operations & future growth -- particularly concerns about aircraft noise, water quality, & air pollutant emissions -- & the actions being taken by the nation's busiest airports to balance environmental concerns with such operations & growth; & (2) the actions taken by the FAA & other Federal agencies to address environmental concerns associated with airports' current operations & future growth. Contains recomm. to the DoT & the EPA to further assist airports as they attempt to balance their operations & growth with th
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Author: Richard J. Hillman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: heighten, concerns, regulation, regulators, multiple, markets, competition, securities
Number of Pages: 54
Published: 2003-09
ISBN-10: 0756726581
ISBN-13: 9780756726584

As competition among markets has increased, so have some market participants' concerns about the inherent conflicts of interest that securities self-regulatory organizations (SRO) face in their dual roles as market operators & regulators. This report describes how the SEC, the NASD, & the NYSE have been addressing concerns about: the impact of increased competition, including demutualization, on the ability of SROs to effectively regulate members with which they compete, & possible regulator inefficiencies associated with broker-dealer membership in multiple SROs. Describes alternative approac
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Author: Thomas J. McCool
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: electronic, trading, systems, regulation, related, exchange, cea, issues, commodity
Number of Pages: 48
Published: 2000-08
ISBN-10: 0756703298
ISBN-13: 9780756703295

The application of technology to derivatives trading has resulted in the development & use of electronic systems that are changing the way derivatives are traded. What is the appropriate regulation of electronic trading systems for exchange-traded futures (ETF) & OTC derivatives? This report answers these questions: how is technology being used in the ETF market, & what concerns does this use raise under the CEA?; how is technology being used in the OTC derivatives market, & what concerns does this use raise under the CEA?; & what alternatives have been suggested for addressing the concerns by
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Author: Lawrence J. Dyckman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: investigations, competitive, practices, improve, needed, stockyards, program, actions, packers
Number of Pages: 46
Published: 2001-04-01
ISBN-10: 0756708222
ISBN-13: 9780756708221

The responsibilities of the USDA under the Packers & Stockyards Act (PSA) for monitoring the cattle & hog industries, & halting unfair & anticompetitive practices (AP) in the marketing of cattle & hogs, are assigned to the Grain Insp., Packers & Stockyards Admin. (GIPSA). This report discusses: the no. & status of investigations conducted by GIPSA in response to complaints & concerns about anticompetitive activity involving the marketing of cattle & hogs; & factors that affect GIPSA's ability to investigate concerns about AP. Contains info. on GIPSA's authority to address concerns about AP & u
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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: persian, gulf, war, veterans, indiana, selected, desert, storm, health, concerns, operation
Number of Pages: 49
Published: 1995-08-01
ISBN-10: 0788120794
ISBN-13: 9780788120794

Covers the concerns of Persian Gulf veterans as to their health, weather or not they have all been taken care of or will be.
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Author: Calvin L. Scovell
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: raises, materials, safety, concerns, testimony, congressional, hazardous, transporting, granting, process, special, permits, approvals, phmsa
Number of Pages: 14
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437922236
ISBN-13: 9781437922233

There are safety issues within the Pipeline and Haz. Materials Safety Admin.żs (PHMSA) Special Permits and Approvals (SPA) Program. Special permits and approvals exempt their holders from certain Fed. regżs. governing the transport of haz. materials. This testimony focuses on these concerns: (1) shortcomings in the processes for reviewing and approving SPA; (2) concerns with PHMSAżs oversight of permit holdersż compliance with safety requirements; and (3) long-standing safety issues that remain unaddressed by PHMSA. It was found that PHMSA grants SPA without exercising its regulatory autho
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