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Elsevier Collaborates With M*Modal to Launch Next-Generation Diagnostic Decision Support Workflow

PHILADELPHIA, July 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Integrated speech reporting and diagnostic decision support workflow to be demonstrated at AHRA 2018 Elsevier, the global information analytics business specializing in science and health, and part of RELX Group, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to offer its STATdx® online radiology diagnostic decision support tool through Read More…

Enterprise Rent-A-Car ya opera en República Dominicana

Enterprise Holdings Inc. es propietaria de la marca Enterprise Rent-A-Car, así como de National Car Rental y Alamo Rent A Car. La marca National opera en la República Dominicana desde 1974. La marca Enterprise Rent-A-Car hizo su debut en el Caribe en 2014 con franquiciados en Guadalupe y Martinica. Se extendió a Latinoamérica en 2015, y anunció la apertura de 22 locales nuevos en Belice, Read More…

IG Flint report finds lack of urgency

With help from Annie Snider, Anthony Adragna and Alex Guillén LACK OF URGENCY: That’s the bottom line of a long-awaited EPA Inspector General’s probe of the two-year-long drinking water contamination crisis in Flint, Mich. State and federal regulators had plenty of tools to correct the lead problem, the report found; what was lacking was the Read More…

All eyes on carbon tax vote

With help from Eric Wolff, Anthony Adragna, Darius Dixon, Nick Juliano and Ben Lefebvre CARBON COPY: Today’s largely symbolic vote on an anti-carbon tax resolution could offer Republicans helpful campaign-trail fodder against Democrats — but it comes with a price tag for some of the House’s most endangered moderates. Pro’s Anthony Adragna reports this morning Read More…

House enviro riders entice spending votes

With help from Anthony Adragna, Annie Snider, Eric Wolff and Alex Guillén RIDE-ALONG: Though House Republicans say they continue to be satisfied with the pace of the Trump administration’s deregulatory efforts, GOP leaders have teed up votes this week to block several Obama-era environmental rules — ranging from the Chesapeake Bay cleanup to Endangered Species Read More…

Spotlight on FERC

With help from Emily Holden, Anthony Adragna, Colin Wilhelm and Darius Dixon SEE YOU THERE: Today’s the day — POLITICO Pro is hosting its second annual Pro summit, featuring one-on-one conversations with newsmakers across the policy landscape, including two sessions on energy. Story Continued Below FERC Commissioner Cheryl LaFleur will sit down this afternoon with Read More…

Second 'minibus' pulls in

With help from Daniel Lippman SECOND ‘MINIBUS’ PULLS IN: With negotiations still stalled on the first fiscal 2019 “minibus” funding bill, the House Rules Committee will meet today on the second minibus, which means debate on a host of thorny, energy-related issues. The measure, H.R. 6147 (115), combines funding for Interior-Environment with Financial Services, and Read More…

Yucca-ing it up

With help from Anthony Adragna, Alex Guillén, Colin Wilhelm and Eric Wolff WE DO NEED AN EDUCATION: GOP Rep. John Shimkus will educate another dozen lawmakers on the proposed Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository this weekend via a field trip to the Nevada site. He told ME “the purpose of the visit is to walk Read More…

Let the 'minibus' negotiations begin

With help from Anthony Adragna, Eric Wolff, Darius Dixon, Annie Snider and Emily Holden LET THE ‘MINIBUS’ NEGOTIATIONS BEGIN: Negotiators begin hashing out their differences today on the so-called minibus package, H.R. 5895 (115), that passed both the House and Senate in June. The Senate signed off on its conferees Wednesday, following the House, which Read More…

And the nominee is …

With help from Alex Guillén, Anthony Adragna and Annie Snider KAVANAUGH IT IS: With much fanfare, President Donald Trump last night nominated Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh for retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy’s seat on the Supreme Court. Here’s what you need to know on Kavanaugh’s environmental moves as Republicans head into a congressional blitz to get Read More…

A new day at EPA?

With help from Emily Holden, Darius Dixon, Alex Guillén and Daniel Lippman A NEW DAY AT EPA? Today marks Andrew Wheeler’s first official day at the helm of EPA, and the new acting administrator is aiming for less secrecy than his predecessor as he implements the administration’s goals of rolling back environmental regulations, Pro’s Emily Read More…

Pruitt finally strikes out

With help from Emily Holden and Anthony Adragna PRUITT FINALLY STRIKES OUT: Today marks Scott Pruitt’s last day as EPA administrator after his resignation Thursday afternoon. Though he was only head of the EPA for 500 days, his tenure was marred by a seemingly endless stream of scandals into his ethics, finances and management. Pruitt’s Read More…

Trump heads to Big Sky country

With help from Andrew Restuccia TRUMP HEADS TO BIG SKY COUNTRY: The president will head to Great Falls, Mont., today to deliver remarks at his latest “Make America Great Again” rally. Expect him to discuss immigration and tax cuts, but ME will also be watching to see whether President Donald Trump touts his administration’s moves Read More…

Parsing FERC's news dump

With help from Darius Dixon and Alex Guillén FERC’S FRIDAY NIGHT NEWS DUMP: Regulators at FERC have known that one day they would have to decide how they would move to protect the power markets they oversee from the state-enacted energy programs, particularly those that support nuclear units, that are tilting the playing field. A Read More…

What comes next for FERC?

With help from Anthony Adragna PLOT TWIST: FERC Commissioner Rob Powelson shocked the energy world Thursday night when he announced he will leave the agency to lead a trade association for water utilities. Powelson, a Republican appointed by President Donald Trump, was one of the agency’s fiercest critics of the administration’s efforts to bail out Read More…

Musical chairs: SCOTUS edition

With help from Alex Guillén, Annie Snider, Eric Wolff, Anthony Adragna and Emily Holden MUSICAL CHAIRS, SCOTUS EDITION: Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement Wednesday — setting the stage for President Donald Trump to install a pick that will likely shift the court to the right for a generation to come. Talk of Read More…

Getting to work on the minibus

With help from Anthony Adragna, Eric Wolff, Ben Lefebvre and Annie Snider THE JOURNEY BEGINS: Rep. Mike Simpson and other appropriators will meet today with Speaker Paul Ryan about next steps in getting the first spending bill of the year to President Donald Trump’s desk, but Simpson predicted it would take “a while” to resolve Read More…

Perry takes the stage

With help from Annie Snider and Darius Dixon PERRY TAKES THE STAGE: When Energy Secretary Rick Perry kicks off the World Gas Conference’s keynote program today, the triennial confab of natural gas industry representatives will likely be looking for Perry to address the elephant in the room: his support for the Trump administration’s push to Read More…

EPA hits the PFAS track

EPA HITS THE PFAS TRACK: Administrator Scott Pruitt promised he would address cancer-causing pollutants during a controversial “leadership summit” last month on toxic nonstick chemicals, called PFAS — and New England residents are looking for Pruitt to make good on that promise today. Pro’s Annie Snider reports that the first public meeting on the issue Read More…

Oasis looks to expand oil ambitions beyond North Dakota’s Bakken

By Ernest Scheyder HOUSTON, Dec 21 (Reuters) – Oasis Petroleum Inc, the last major oil producer operating exclusively in North Dakota’s Bakken shale formation, is heading south to the nation’s largest oilfield, pursuing a pricey expansion as investors worry about maturing shale fields. Oasis shares have tumbled 21 percent following last week’s disclosure, pointing to Read More…

GTUIT at Abu Dhabi Nation Exhibit

GTUIT, a Billings-based manufacturer of mobile gas treatment systems, will participate in the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference taking place in Abu Dhabi Nation Exhibition Center, November 13-16. The company will be showcased by Caterpillar in its exhibit as technology “that keeps our customers connected to their assets, contributing to their overall success.” Read More…

Two Ohio coal plants to close

An electric utility company is closing two coal-fired power plants by next year, citing economic conditions. Dayton Power & Light, a subsidiary of utility giant AES Corp., announced on Monday the closure of the J.M. Stuart and Killen generating stations, following a monthslong review of the plants. They are the latest in a string of Read More…

Colstrip power plant owner pushes for tax break to keep plant units open

Talen Energy is pushing Montana lawmakers for a tax break worth millions to keep two units of the coal-fired Colstrip power plant open, with one Republican leader saying Tuesday the units could close within the year without some form of assistance. House Speaker Austin Knudsen, R-Culbertson, said the $10 million coal severance tax reduction proposed Read More…

Job Surge in Bakken

There has been a sudden surge in job openings in the Bakken – particularly for hydraulic fracturing and completion crews – as companies ramp up to put more wells on line in the first half of 2017, reports Oil Patch Hotline. Pay scales are running between $16 and $30 an hour. The number of job Read More…

BLM action okays first 500 turbines of Chokecherry Sierra Madre Wind Energy Project

Renewable energy and Wyoming jobs received a boost Wednesday as the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) approved the first 500 wind turbines for the Chokecherry Sierra Madre (CCSM) Wind Energy Project. The BLM action followed the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Record of Decision (ROD) indicating that it would issue an Eagle Take Permit Read More…

Wyo. reports highest underground storage tank compliance rates in the US

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Storage Tank Program (STP) reported the highest underground storage tank (UST) operational compliance rates in the country to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) during federal fiscal year 2016. STP regulates the installation and operation of regulated storage tank systems (such as gas stations) and oversees cleanup Read More…