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ISBN: 0833006274, 9780833006271
Authors: Stanley Besen, Leland Johnson
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: commission, assessment, communications, federal, media, ownership, regulation
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

This report assesses the state of current knowledge about the likely effects of the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC's) restrictions on the ownership of broadcasting stations and cable TV systems, to reach judgments about the desirability of modifying or eliminating existing FCC ownership regulations. It examines the evidence on the effects of group ownership of broadcast stations, concent......
ISBN: 0833022458, 9780833022455
Author: Scott Pace
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: systems, sensing, remote, commercial, regulation
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

This testimony provides a review of U.S. government regulation of commercial remote sensing systems, such as export controls and operating licenses. Proceeding from the 1992 Land Remote Sensing Act, the testimony argues that U.S. national security and economic interests would be best served by continuing to limit the export of remote sensing technologies and systems save in exceptional circumstanc......
ISBN: 0309101425, 9780309101424
Authors: Committee On Improving Practices For Regulating, Managing Low-activity Radioactive Wastes, National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: radioactive, wastes, activity, low, regulation, management, improving
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

The largest volumes of radioactive wastes in the United States contain only small amounts of radioactive material. These low-activity wastes (LAW) come from hospitals, utilities, research institutions, and defense installations where nuclear material is used. Millions of cubic feet of LAW also arise every year from non-nuclear enterprises such as mining and water treatment. While LAW present much ......
ISBN: 0309049385, 9780309049382
Authors: myron F. Uman, Editor; National Academy Of Engineering
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: studies, environmental, regulation, case, engineering, pace, science, keeping
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

The technical basis of environmental regulation is always at the edge of scientific and engineering understanding. As knowledge improves, questions will inevitably arise about past decisions. Understanding how the regulatory system accommodates changing scientific and engineering knowledge is vital for achieving environmental values.In this new volume, seven case studies shed light on the interpla......
Author: Albert J. Lipson
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: study, government, regulation, case, commission, health, facilities, california
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

Examines California's attempts to create institutions and policies for containing health facility costs, a goal that has been elusive for both federal and state governments.Cost containment pressures prompted the hospital industry to sponsor legislation, enacted in 1971, creating the California Health Facilities Commission and empowering it to implement a mandatory accounting, reporting, and publi......
ISBN: 0821372319, 9780821372319
Author: World Bank
Source: www.ebookdb.org
Keywords: economies, regulation, comparing, business, doing
Formats: Read Online And/Or Other Formats
Copyrights: General Copyright

Publisher: World Bank PublicationsPublished Time: World Bank PublicationsPages: 208Regulations affecting 10 areas of everyday business are measured; starting a business, dealing with licenses, employing workers, registering property, getting credit, protecting investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts, and clo......
Authors: Kanika Kapur, Pinar Karaca Mandic, Susan M. Gates, Brent D. Fulton
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: small, business, growth, influence, insurance, group, health, regulations
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

The cost of health insurance has been the primary concern of small business owners for several decades. State small group health insurance reforms, implemented in the 1990s, aimed to control the variability of health insurance premiums and to improve access to health insurance. These small group reforms only affected firms within a specific size range, and the definition of the upper size threshol......
Authors: Committee For The Study Of The Regulation Of Weights, Lengths,, Widths Of Commercial Motor Vehicles, National Research Council
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: vehicles, special, report, motor, commercial, weights, lengths, widths, regulation
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

TRB Special Report 267 - Regulation of Weights, Lengths, and Widths of Commercial Motor Vehicles recommends the creation of an independent public organization to evaluate the effects of truck traffic, pilot studies of new truck designs, and a change in federal law authorizing states to issue permits for operation of larger trucks on the Interstates. In 1991, Congress placed a freeze on maximum tr......
ISBN: 9533074833, 9789533074832
Author: Gastón O. Suvire
Source: www.intechopen.com
Keywords: estimation, siting, assessment, potential, regulations, farm, technical, wind
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Creative Commons

Edited by: Gastón O. SuvireISBN 978-953-307-483-2, Hard cover, 234 pagesPublisher: InTechPublication date: June 2011Subject: Energy Engineering The evolution of wind power generation is being produced with a very high growth rate at world level (around 30%). This growth, together with the foreseeable installation of many wind farms in a near future, forces the utilities to evaluate diverse aspec......
ISBN: 0309052408, 9780309052405
Authors: richard A. Rettig, Adam Yarmolinsky, Editors; Committee On Federal Regulation Of Methadone Treatment, Institute Of Medicine
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: treatment, methadone, regulation, federal
Formats:PDF
Copyrights: Copyrighted

For nearly three decades, methadone hydrochloride has been the primary means of treating opiate addiction. Today, about 115,000 people receive such treatment, and thousands more have benefited from it in the past. Even though methadone's effectiveness has been well established, its use remains controversial, a fact reflected by the extensive regulation of its manufacturing, labeling, distribution,......
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