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TDEC reportedly plans to clean up former nuclear site

Oakridger 28 Sep 2022
There was reportedly some delay following the site visit, as legal clarification was needed. However, once that occurred, officials from the EPA were on the ground performing initial screening at the American Nuclear site, located off Blockhouse Valley Road in South Clinton, for approximately three-and-a-half days during the week of Sept.

What makes the UAE’s entrepreneurial ecosystem flourish?

Gulf News 28 Sep 2022
This deal will strengthen the existing initiatives in the free zones to enhance SMEs’ contribution to the local economy with ECI’s insurance and project finance facilities as well as the market intelligence and advisory services ... What initiatives has Aurion taken to contribute to the UAE’s thriving start-up ecosystem?.

The future of finance: regulatory insights from 2 fintech reports

Joy Online 28 Sep 2022
However, the initial resistance by Central Banks to this goal of democratizing their sovereign function is fading and we are witnessing a gradual licensing of cryptocurrencies and the adoption of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) enabled by Fintech innovations – and being piloted in Ghana as eCedi.

Oklahoma marijuana initiative will not be on 2022 ballot but will be decided at a ...

Longview News-Journal 27 Sep 2022
The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled last week that State Question 820, an initiative to legalize marijuana, could not be placed on the 2022 general election ballot because legal challenges were still pending and the question could not be printed in time for the state to meet its deadline of mailing absentee ballots.

China initiates legal procedure of Firearms Protocol approval 27 Sep 2022
China has decided to initiate the domestic legal procedure of approval of the Firearms Protocol, a significant measure showing China's practice of the Global Security Initiative and safeguarding international and regional peace and stability, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Monday.

Undertrial rape accused molests doctor inside Mandoli jail, case lodged: Delhi Police

The Times of India 27 Sep 2022
The police were informed by jail authorities about the incident and accordingly, legal action has been initiated, officials said. "We have initiated legal action and according to procedure, a case is ...

Why recreational cannibas question isn’t on the November ballot

The Oklahoman 27 Sep 2022
Backers of an initiative petition to legalize recreational marijuana in Oklahoma became unwitting guinea pigs in a new process that was meant to speed up and automate the state’s antiquated signature verification system, but a series of delays compounded to keep it off the November general election ballot.

Deer Lodge voters to weigh options for marijuana businesses

Ravalli Republic 27 Sep 2022
DEER LODGE — Montana voters opted nearly two years ago by ballot initiative to legalize marijuana use by adults 21 and older and to legalize certain marijuana businesses. The pro-legalization ranks included voters in Powell County and Deer Lodge ... The questions reflect Legislative action that tweaked the 2020 initiative.

Database to help Chinese courts better settle international disputes

China Daily 27 Sep 2022
"Meanwhile, more typical or influential cases related to the initiative will also be disclosed," she added. The court has stepped up efforts in the handling of international commercial disputes in recent years, aiming to strengthen legal protections for the initiative, which was proposed by China in 2013.

Ford Foundation Provides $1.5 Million in Emergency Funding to Puerto Rico

Victoria Advocate 27 Sep 2022
... and Executive Director of Ayuda Legal Puerto Rico ... During the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, the Ford Foundation and other funders supported key philanthropic, legal, policy, and organizing initiatives that have since jumped into action to support recovery from Hurricane Fiona.

Guinea:  Act now to ensure greater support and assistance for survivors of sexual violence

Amnesty 27 Sep 2022
... and to receive medical and legal advice. And despite some initiatives like the creation of one-stop centres offering care and legal support, the availability, quality, and accessibility of the health system must be strengthened for victims, often of modest economic status.

Prepare for higher shipping costs but the EU ETS should be a manageable change

SAFETY4SEA 27 Sep 2022
... regulatory initiatives ... Whilst acknowledging the good intentions of the EU’s Fit for 55 initiatives, another level of administrative/legal burden has been forced upon shipowners and represents an additional set of pathways and regulations in addition to those applied by the IMO.

Failed to Pay Home Loan EMIs? Here's What You Should Know

NDTV 27 Sep 2022
If the borrower fails to pay three consecutive EMIs the bank initiates legal action to recover the loan amount ... .

15 nanbais arrested for selling under-weight roti

Urdu Point 27 Sep 2022
She directed the nanbais to sale bread with prescribed weight and rate of Rs 15 otherwise stern legal action would be initiated against them ....

RNC sues after Clark County refuses its public records request for poll worker information

Victoria Advocate 27 Sep 2022
“Our lawsuit will confirm whether that suspicion is correct and whether additional legal action against the county is needed.”. According to the lawsuit, the RNC initially filed an NRPA request at the advice of Joe Gloria, Clark County Registrar of Voters, who expressed privacy concerns when asked directly to provide the information.

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