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Government News for 2015

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  • Government and Regulatory News

    01.26.15: Discussions Begin on Tax Reform in New Congress

    The U.S. Congress continues to have a strong interest in reforming the current tax code. Lawmakers are already laying the groundwork for their proposals for individual, business and international tax reform in the new Congress.

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    01.23.15: House Approves AFS-Supported Bill to Modernize Federal Rulemaking Process

    Legislation designed to reform the government’s process for analyzing and formulating new regulations, and guidance documents passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 250-175 this month.

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    01.12.15: EPA Risk Assessment Says Use of Spent Foundry Sands Safe in Soil-Related Applications

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Ohio State University, has released a risk assessment concluding that silica-based spent foundry sands from iron, steel and aluminum metalcasting facilities, when used in certain soil-related applications, are protective of human health and the environment and yield environmental benefits.

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