Public Policy http://www.industryweek.com/taxonomy/term/6609/more en US Again Delays Decision on Keystone Pipeline Project http://www.industryweek.com/environment/us-again-delays-decision-keystone-pipeline-project <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Eight federal agencies would be given "more time" for the submission of their views on the Keystone pipeline, a U.S. State Department statement said.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/us-again-delays-decision-keystone-pipeline-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/us-again-delays-decision-keystone-pipeline-project#comments Environment Public Policy Regulations Supply Chain News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:33:00 +0000 116791 at http://www.industryweek.com Obama Launches Measures to Boost US Solar Energy Production http://www.industryweek.com/environment/obama-launches-measures-boost-us-solar-energy-production <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The White House launched a program to encourage federal agencies, military installations, and publicly-subsidized buildings in the Washington area to install more solar panels</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/environment/obama-launches-measures-boost-us-solar-energy-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/environment/obama-launches-measures-boost-us-solar-energy-production#comments Energy Environment Public Policy Regulations News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:29:00 +0000 116731 at http://www.industryweek.com US Indicts 3 Japanese Auto Parts Execs for Price-fixing http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/us-indicts-3-japanese-auto-parts-execs-price-fixing <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Each faces up to 10 years in prison and a $1 million fine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/us-indicts-3-japanese-auto-parts-execs-price-fixing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/us-indicts-3-japanese-auto-parts-execs-price-fixing#comments Public Policy News Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:20:00 +0000 116501 at http://www.industryweek.com Owner of Collapsed Bangladesh Factory Faces Murder Charges http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/owner-collapsed-bangladesh-factory-faces-murder-charges <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>"We are planning to press murder charges against Sohel Rana and some other accused," the police's Criminal Investigation Department said, adding that if convicted Rana could be sentenced to death.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/owner-collapsed-bangladesh-factory-faces-murder-charges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/owner-collapsed-bangladesh-factory-faces-murder-charges#comments Public Policy News Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:57:00 +0000 116471 at http://www.industryweek.com Professor Shih Gives Manufacturing Renaissance a C- http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/professor-shih-gives-manufacturing-renaissance-c <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Willy Shih is still worried. Five years ago, the Harvard Business School professor and his colleague Gary Pisano wrote that "restoring the ability of enterprises to develop and manufacture high-technology products in America --is the only way the country can hope to pay down its enormous deficits and maintain, let alone raise, its citizens' standard of living."</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/professor-shih-gives-manufacturing-renaissance-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/competitiveness/professor-shih-gives-manufacturing-renaissance-c#comments Competitiveness Public Policy Transportation Fri, 11 Apr 2014 14:22:00 +0000 116211 at http://www.industryweek.com Manufacturing Innovation Bill Advances in Senate http://www.industryweek.com/legislation/manufacturing-innovation-bill-advances-senate <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A Senate bill to expand the creation of manufacturing research hubs cleared its first hurdle April 9 when it was passed out of the Senate Commerce Committee.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/legislation/manufacturing-innovation-bill-advances-senate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/legislation/manufacturing-innovation-bill-advances-senate#comments Research & Development Legislation Public Policy News Wed, 09 Apr 2014 21:17:00 +0000 116051 at http://www.industryweek.com Chevron Fracking Plans Meet Opposition from Romania http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/chevron-fracking-plans-meet-opposition-romania <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Chevron has permits to explore for shale gas in northeastern Romania as well as on Romania's Black Sea coast.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/chevron-fracking-plans-meet-opposition-romania" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/energy-management/chevron-fracking-plans-meet-opposition-romania#comments Energy Management Public Policy News Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:36:00 +0000 115781 at http://www.industryweek.com After the Recovery: What Will the New Normal Look Like? http://www.industryweek.com/blog/after-recovery-what-will-new-normal-look <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Expect slower growth in the U.S. economy unless the government takes action on education and immigration, warns a new research report from TD Economics.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/global-manufacturer">The Global Manufacturer</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/blog/after-recovery-what-will-new-normal-look" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/blog/after-recovery-what-will-new-normal-look#comments Demographics Emerging Technologies Public Policy Workforce The Global Manufacturer Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:31:00 +0000 115391 at http://www.industryweek.com US Blocking Sensitive Exports to Russia http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/us-blocking-sensitive-exports-russia <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The United States is blocking exports of sensitive dual-use materials and technologies to Russia in response to its annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/us-blocking-sensitive-exports-russia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/us-blocking-sensitive-exports-russia#comments Public Policy Trade Global Economy News Fri, 28 Mar 2014 11:09:00 +0000 115071 at http://www.industryweek.com Fed Reduces Economic Growth Forecast, Stimulus Program http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/fed-reduces-economic-growth-forecast-stimulus-program <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Federal Open Market Committee reduced stimulus spending to $55 billion a month, saying the broader economy has "sufficient underlying strength" to support continued improvement in the labor market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/fed-reduces-economic-growth-forecast-stimulus-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.industryweek.com/public-policy/fed-reduces-economic-growth-forecast-stimulus-program#comments Public Policy Global Economy News Wed, 19 Mar 2014 21:08:00 +0000 114221 at http://www.industryweek.com