The administration said in court papers Wednesday that it is withdrawing from a lawsuit challenging the Obama-era rule and will begin a new rule-making process later this year.
The Daily Sentinel reported Tuesday that an analysis of state data by the conservation group Center for Western Priorities found that 509 spills were reported to the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission last year, down from 615 the year before. There were 712 spills reported in 2014, the first year for stricter reporting requirements.
The Labor Department said Tuesday that its producer price index, which measures inflation pressures before they reach consumers, increased 0.3 percent in February following a 0.6 percent rise in January.
KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index fell 12 points, or 0.5 percent, to 2,361 as of 10:49 a.m. Eastern time. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 73 points, or 0.4 percent, to 20,808. The Nasdaq composite fell 38 points, or 0.7 percent, to 5,837.
“Today’s disappointing rulings … give greater leeway to employers to discriminate against women — and men — on the grounds of religious belief,” said a statement by Amnesty International. “At a time when identity and appearance has become a political battleground, people need more protection against prejudice, not less.”
“The most notorious clans of organized crime have divvied up the food business, putting their hands on the products that are symbols of ‘made in Italy,'” Coldiretti said.
“Every one of these construction sites already has tenants booked through 2019. We’ll need to build faster and higher if there’s a hard Brexit as we now expect,” said Shane Dempsey, spokesman for the Construction Industry Federation of Ireland , while observing the riverside panorama from Dublin’s glass-fronted convention center.
ASPEN | Hotel bookings are up in the Aspen area this week as two ski areas are preparing to host a large number of visitors due to a ski competition and school vacations. The Aspen Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/2lTbTvG) occupancy is nearing 90 percent for much of this week. Stay Aspen Snowmass President Bill Tomcich […]
Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday that despite the rise, gas prices are poised to dip slightly because crude oil costs are falling and refinery production is strong.