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  • rule
  • EPA's proposed rule would empower the agency to take action, including prohibiting or limiting intended uses of asbestos. (epa.gov)
  • federal
  • EPA's annual air quality report highlights the clean air accomplishments of federal, state, tribal, and local agencies across the U.S. (epa.gov)
  • Under the agreement, the EPA will mandate that states limit their nitrogen, phosphorus and sediment flow into the bay in compliance with an overall daily maximum being formulated by the federal agency. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The term is most commonly used to refer to the U.S. Federal Reserve's $1.25 trillion program to purchase agency mortgage-backed securities, which commenced on Jan. 5, 2009 and was completed on Mar. 31, 2010. (investopedia.com)
  • An agency MBS is a mortgage-backed security issued by one of three quasi-governmental agencies - Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA or Ginnie Mae), Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA or Fannie Mae), and Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac). (investopedia.com)
  • Following the credit crisis that started in 2008, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) sought to provide additional policy stimulus by expanding the holdings of fixed-rate agency MBSs in its portfolio in order to lower longer-term interest rates and contribute to an overall easing of financial conditions. (investopedia.com)
  • The goal of the Federal Reserve's $1.25 trillion agency MBS purchase program was to provide support to mortgage and housing markets, and also to foster improved conditions in financial markets. (investopedia.com)
  • Federal investigators are looking into contracts awarded by the Pentagon's newest and fastest-growing intelligence agency, the Counterintelligence Field Activity, which has spent more than $1 billion, mostly for outsourced services, since its establishment in late 2002, according to administration and congressional sources. (washingtonpost.com)
  • This clearly called for a federal institution capable of tying the state agencies together into a cohesive, integrated system with comparable programs, policies, standards, and operating practices. (britannica.com)
  • These routine updates are published so the public can see what they can anticipate from federal agencies in the way of rulemaking. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Wales
  • In England, the Agency retains responsibility for food safety-related labelling issues, whereas the devolved Food Standards Agency offices in Wales and Northern Ireland are still responsible for all labelling and standards policy. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nutrition policy, including nutrition labelling, in England and Wales was transferred from the Food Standards Agency to the Department of Health in England and to the Assembly Government in Wales on 1 October 2010. (wikipedia.org)
  • Five million people, in over two million properties, now live in flood risk areas in England and Wales and it is the responsibility of the Environment Agency to predict and warn people of the risk of flooding from rivers and seas. (fujitsu.com)
  • offices
  • There are also travel agencies that serve as general sales agents for foreign travel companies, allowing them to have offices in countries other than where their headquarters are located. (wikipedia.org)
  • The new agency will have offices in New York, San Francisco and Boston. (adweek.com)
  • Planet Central, an ad agency with offices in Westfield and Richmond, Va., is rolling out an international ad campaign to raise money for the restoration of two castles in the Orkney Islands in Scotland. (adweek.com)
  • The Food Standards Agency offices in Scotland and Northern Ireland have retained their responsibilities for nutrition policy. (wikipedia.org)
  • The agency was criticized after it was revealed in December that a database it managed held information on Americans who were peacefully protesting the war in Iraq at defense facilities and recruiting offices. (washingtonpost.com)
  • state
  • The Regional Advisory Board is composed of eight physicians from the Capital region of New York state, who will assist the advertising and communications agency with developing strat egies for its healthcare clients. (adweek.com)
  • According to the U.S. State Department, the Brunei Investment Agency has approximately $30 billion in assets under management as of 2009. (investopedia.com)
  • company
  • The modern travel agency first appeared in the second half of the 19th century with its root in 1758 as establishment of Cox & Kings Ltd. In the year 1970, Cox & Kings the longest established travel company centered its focus on its business of travel and tourism. (wikipedia.org)
  • Department
  • The Food Standards Agency is a non-ministerial government department of the Government of the United Kingdom . (wikipedia.org)
  • Uniquely for a UK Government department, the Food Standards Act gave the Agency the statutory right to publish the advice it gives to Ministers - and as a signal of its independence it declared that it would invariably do so. (wikipedia.org)
  • Certain aspects of food labelling policy in England were transferred from the Food Standards Agency to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) on 1 September 2010. (wikipedia.org)
  • Report
  • A new software functionality piloted in Nottinghamshire means healthcare professionals can now report suspected adverse drug reactions directly to the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency. (www.gov.uk)
  • The Agency was created in 2001 based on a report by Professor James, issued after several high-profile outbreaks and deaths from foodborne illness. (wikipedia.org)
  • York
  • Agency MBS purchases are carried out by the New York Fed's Open Market Trading Desk as authorized by the FOMC. (investopedia.com)
  • Office
  • The agency had a national office in Scotland until April 2015 when it was replaced by Food Standards Scotland . (wikipedia.org)
  • investment
  • The funds deposited with the Brunei Investment Agency are primarily the surplus revenues from the development of Brunei's oil reserves. (investopedia.com)
  • The investment agency is highly secretive and little is known about its governance, holdings or investment strategy. (investopedia.com)
  • Advertising
  • Pacific Coast Restaurants selected JohnsonSheen Advertising in Portland as agency of record for its Newport Bay and Stanford's restaurant chains. (adweek.com)
  • The Ralston Group, a Bend-based advertising agency, completed a variety of print advertising and managed public relations projects for Sunriver Resort supporting the grand opening of the recently remodeled lodge. (adweek.com)
  • million
  • A crackdown on fake medicines and medical devices by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has netted a haul of more than 1 million doses worth in excess of £2 million. (www.gov.uk)
  • The Omni Los Angeles Hotel & Centre has chosen Conlon/Schwartz in Los Angeles as agency of record for its estimated $1 million account, after a statewide review. (adweek.com)
  • client
  • The agency typically arranges a meeting between one of its escorts and the client at the customer's house or hotel room (outcall), or at the escort's residence (incall). (wikipedia.org)
  • Usually, to protect the identity of the escort and ensure effective communication with the client, the agency arranges the appointment. (wikipedia.org)
  • Society
  • Other British pioneer travel agencies were Dean & Dawson, the Polytechnic Touring Association , and the Co-operative Wholesale Society . (wikipedia.org)
  • purchase
  • Agency MBS purchase is the purchase of mortgage-backed securities issued by government-sponsored enterprises such as Ginnie Mae, Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac. (investopedia.com)
  • Food
  • The Agency is advised by a number of independent expert committees, including: the General Advisory Committee on Science, the Advisory Committee on the Microbiological Safety of Food , the Committee on Toxicity, the Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes and the Social Science Research Committee. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Food Standards Agency also imposed restrictions on the sheep trade because of the consequences of the 1986 Chernobyl catastrophe which were repealed in March 2012. (wikipedia.org)
  • wine
  • Napa Valley wine producer Sutter Home selected Haley Miranda Group in Culver City to be the promotional agency for its Soleo wine brand. (adweek.com)
  • human
  • The International Space Exploration Coordination Group (ISECG), which the UK Space Agency is part of, has released a new exploration strategy to expand human. (www.gov.uk)
  • products
  • The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency regulates medicines, medical devices and blood components for transfusion in the UK. (www.gov.uk)
  • In February 2005, the agency announced the discovery of the dye Sudan I in Worcester sauce , prompting a mass recall of over 400 products that used the sauce as a flavouring. (wikipedia.org)