The Senate will continue to consider the currency manipulation bill. The House will consider legislation regarding EPA regulation of cement plants and industrial boilers.
USARC Commission Meeting: New Hampshire, October 5-7, 2011.
The US Arctic Research Commission will hold its 96th meeting in New Hampshire next week. The meeting will begin at the University of New Hampshire (Oct. 5th) and will then proceed to the US Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (Oct. 6th), and will end at Dartmouth College (Oct. 7th). An agenda (pdf) is available here.
OSTP Student Volunteer Program. The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) recently announced that it is accepting applications for its Student Volunteer Program. "Serving as an OSTP Student Volunteer provides an opportunity to experience science and technology policy firsthand while working closely with senior policymakers on a variety of tasks and projects." An overview of the program and a link to application guidelines can be found here.
Lots of Holes in the Law of the Sea: Legal Expert: 'A lot more law... will need to be built." A Montreal law professor says the international legal framework meant to govern Arctic waters doesn't have enough teeth. And Canada should stop acting as if it does, says Suzanne Lalonde, Universit