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WDBJ7 ReporterA national regulation group spent hours answering a loaded question about uranium mining: what if? As the state's Uranium Working Group sets the stage for the next General Assembly, researchers are studying the impacts it could have on this area....
Appalachian Power will be operating the Claytor Hydroelectric Project on the New River in Pulaski County for the next 30 years. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has approved a 30-year license so Appalachian Power can continue operating the...
NEWS7 Senior ReporterUPDATED 4:55 p.m.: A major development in the controversial issue of uranium mining in Southern Virginia. Governor Bob McDonnell asked the General Assembly on Thursday to keep the state's moratorium in place, while Virginia studies mining and develops...
The Associated PressA highly anticipated National Academy of Sciences report on uranium mining concludes that Virginia must overcome "steep hurdles" before it can assure that a rich deposit of the radioactive ore can be safely mined and processed. The 290-page report...
Forgive Seth Greenberg if he feels like he is the main character in the movie "Groundhog Day" as once again his Virginia Tech team finds itself going into their final regular season game, wondering if the NCAA tournament awaits or if the bubble will burst...
ReutersBy Ethan Bilby BRUSSELS, May 23 (Reuters) - The European Commission rejected Chinese trade association statements that talks to resolve a dispute over allegations of dumping of solar panels had broken down, while Chinese comments highlighted risks the...
New efforts are underway to combat what aging experts say has become one of the top threats facing elders: losing their savings to con artists and financial predators. Gerontologists at a Detroit university have created, for the first time, a...
ReutersWASHINGTON, May 22 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill this week to overhaul the country's immigration system and give millions of unauthorized foreigners a path to citizenship. The legislation aims to achieve three main...
ReutersNEW YORK, May 22 (Reuters) - The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said on Wednesday that U.S. exchange operator Direct Edge has agreed to allow the regulatory watchdog to look out for abusive trading activity on its two stock exchanges. FINRA will...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - LPL Financial Holdings Inc, a fast-growing broker-dealer that offers services to more than 13,000 independent stockbrokers, is overhauling its compliance procedures following a flurry of regulatory complaints about sales abuses. LPL,...
HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett decided Monday to postpone seeking final legislative and regulatory approval for new education standards that are facing mounting criticism across the political and ideological spectrums. The delay may give lawmakers a...
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court's two leading conservatives staked out opposite stands Monday over whether judges should play a greater role in second-guessing regulations issued by "unelected bureaucrats" in federal agencies. The divide arose when...
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