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DoD Selects ARMI to Lead Tissue Biofabrication Manufacturing Innovation Hub

The Defense Department has chosen Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute Inc. to oversee a tissue biofabrication manufacturing innovation facility in Manchester, New Hamsphire, with up to $294 million in public-private investment. DoD said Wednesday that ARMI will lead the Advanced Tissue Biofabrication Manufacturing USA Institute as part of continuing efforts to help advance U.S. manufacturing …

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Howard Shelanski: White House Releases Mobile App for Regulatory Status Check

The White House has unveiled a mobile application designed to help people view information about the status of agency regulations via the federal government’s RegInfo  website. Howard Shelanski, administrator of the White House’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, wrote in a blog post published Wednesday that the RegInfo Mobile app is available for both Android …

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Agriculture Department Announces $32M in Natural Resources Protection Funding; Robert Bonnie Comments

The Agriculture Department is investing $32 million in new projects meant to help protect natural resources and maintain the health of forest ecosystems through the Joint Chiefs’ Landscape Restoration Partnership. USDA’s Natural Resource Conservation Service and the U.S. Forest Service will use the fiscal year 2017 funding to launch ten new …

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2017 Defense Bill Includes War Cost Disclosure Provision

The Congress-approved fiscal 2017 defense authorization bill contains a provision that would require the Defense Department and Internal Revenue Service to publish data on U.S.’ war-related expenditures online, Military Times reported Sunday. Leo Shane III writes Rep. John Lewis (D-Georgia) authored the provision in an effort to spark discussions among …

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UK Air Force Starts Post-Repair Sentry AWACS Flight Tests

The Royal Air Force has commenced test flights of the military branch’s Sentry E-3D aircraft following completion of repairs to the system’s electrical wiring, Defense News reported Monday. Andrew Chuter writes the airborne warning-and-control system aircraft could return to service in January if the unit performs well during the tests. “This work continues and …

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Ray Mabus Unveils New Operations Security Guidance

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has released a new set of operations security guidelines in a move to inform the service branch community about a new computer network defense policy unveiled in May to help protect critical information. ALNAV 072/16 serves as a supplement to the operations security policy and contains the responsibilities and accountability …

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Commerce Dept Adds New Members to Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee; Penny Pritzker Comments

The Commerce Department has appointed 39 members to the Civil Nuclear Trade Advisory Committee tasked to advise the secretary on policy administration to increase the export of U.S. civil nuclear products and services. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker announced the new appointments of senior-level, private-sector representatives on Tuesday. “Maintaining U.S. leadership …

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