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DOE Seeks Input on Proposed Changes to Appliance and Equipment Energy Conservation Standards Program
12/07/2017
ANSI encourages its members and stakeholders to respond to a Federal Register request for information from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on a number of possible changes to the design of the U.S. Appliance and Equipment Energy Conservation Standards (ECS) program. Written comments must be submitted to DOE by February 26, 2018.
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Update: ANSI Statement on Executive Order on Entry to the U.S. by Certain Individuals from Certain Countries
6/27/2017
On March 6, 2017, the Trump Administration revoked its prior Executive Order 13769 (which prevented admission to the United States to refugees and non–U.S. citizens from seven countries – Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Iran, Somalia, Libya, and Yemen) and replaced it with a new and narrower Executive Order, imposing a “temporary pause” on the entry of nationals from six countries – Syria, Sudan, Iran, Somalia, Libya, and Yemen – subject to categorical exceptions and case-by-case waivers. On June 26, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court reviewed the decision by the two Federal Courts and decided to allow a limited version of the Executive Order to be implemented, pending a fuller review of all the issues in the fall.
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ANSI Statement on New Executive Order on Entry to the U.S. by Certain Individuals from Certain Countries
03/07/2017
On March 6, 2017, the Trump Administration revoked its prior Executive Order 13769 (which prevented admission to the United States to refugees and non–U.S. citizens from seven countries – Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Iran, Somalia, Libya, and Yemen) and replaced it with a new and narrower Executive Order, imposing a “temporary pause” on the entry of nationals from six countries –Syria, Sudan, Iran, Somalia, Libya, and Yemen – subject to categorical exceptions and case-by-case waivers, as described in Section 3 of the Order.
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