Legislative

York County Council gave preliminary approval on Monday night for a freeze on residential building for the unincorporated area of Fort Mill Township.

The Senate and House have little time on their calendars this year to hammer out an agreement on an energy reform bill, the lead sponsor of the Senate’s bill said Wednesday.

It’s instructive to look at why both the National Association of Manufacturers and the Natural Resources Defense Council both support energy efficiency.

In his formal remarks, Resolute's CEO emphasized the incredibly destructive nature, particularly for Central Canada, of the last managed trade arrangement between the United States and Canada.

Lawmakers are expressing frustration as talks over an aid package for Flint, Mich., and a broad energy reform bill stall in the Senate.

The U.S. Department of Labor has enacted a new rule that will, according to the agency, require reporting of employer-consultant, or “persuader” agreements “to complement the information that unions already report.

OSHA held a public event on March 25 at the International Masonry Institute in Bowie, Md., to announce a final rule to protect workers by reducing their exposure to respirable silica dust. 

Although legislation to overhaul the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) is under near-final consideration, states continue to consider restrictions on chemicals.

South Carolina Senate Bill 1164, recently introduced, would remove from State law any part of the State code relating to energy efficiency. 

The House passed three energy bills by voice vote March 14.