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Bill Eliminating Patient Costs for Some Cancer Screenings, Screenings Clear Pa. Senate Committee

Bill Eliminating Patient Costs for Some Cancer Screenings, Screenings Clear Pa. Senate Committee

HARRISBURG — Separate bills that would eliminate out-of-pocket fees for certain genetic tests and additional breast cancer screenings were submitted to the Pennsylvania Senate Committee on Banking and Insurance this week and are pending a potential vote by the House of Commons. upper house of the General Assembly. The House and Senate each have six …

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US Senate ratifies climate accord on global-warming refrigerants used in air conditioning

US Senate ratifies climate accord on global-warming refrigerants used in air conditioning

(WASHINGTON, DC) – In a major action to fight climate change, the Senate on Wednesday ratified an international agreement that requires the United States and other countries to limit the use of hydrofluorocarbons, greenhouse gases very powerful commonly used in refrigeration and air conditioning which are much more powerful than carbon dioxide. The so-called Kigali …

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The Senate ratifies the international climate agreement on refrigerants

The Senate ratifies the international climate agreement on refrigerants

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major move to fight climate change, the Senate on Wednesday ratified an international agreement which obliges the United States and other countries to limit the use of hydrofluorocarbonsvery potent greenhouse gases commonly used in refrigeration and air conditioning that are far more potent than carbon dioxide. The so-called Kigali Amendment …

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Reviews |  The Senate could pass another important climate measure

Reviews | The Senate could pass another important climate measure

Rarely does a climate change action win the wholehearted support of industry groups, environmental activists and lawmakers on both sides of the aisle. Ratification of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol would strengthen American manufacturing and show the United States’ commitment to climate leadership – a real win-win. Yet even the most innocuous climate …

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According to its proponents, RAWA could lead to more conservation successes like the American bald eagle.

Recovering America’s Wildlife Act passes the House and goes to the Senate

Congress sometimes surprises by passing legislation that makes a few people happy outside of Washington. “It was a fantastic day,” said Kendra Wecker, Ohio Division of Wildlife Chief, in response to the House’s recent passage of the Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, aka RAWA. The bill then goes to the Senate. RAWA, which has broad support …

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