R. Robert Russell

Noninflationary Pay and Price Behavior; Amendments to Part 70S and Modifications to Questions and Answers

by R. Robert Russell October 2, 2009 Uncategorized
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Reply Comments of the Council on Wage and Price Stability: Before the Civil Aeronautics Board: Airline Scheduling Committees Et Al; Order Instituting Investigation

by R. Robert Russell January 5, 1981 Civil Aeronautics Board

On October 1, 1980, the Civil Aeronautics Board (“Board”) instituted an investigation to determine whether the Board should continue to approve the antitrust immunity granted to the Airline Scheduling Committee Agreements. The purpose of these agreements “has been to achieve a voluntary division of take-off and landing rights (or “slots”) among certificated airlines serving four […]

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Letter: From R. Robert Russell, COWPS, to Robert Patton, Jr., U.S. Department of Commerce

by R. Robert Russell December 15, 1980 Department of Commerce

Dear Mr. Patton: The Council is concerned about the Maritime Administration’s interim rule (45 FR 68393) establishing conditions under which U.S. vessels that have received a construction subsidy (CDS) would be permitted to engage in domestic commerce. In an earlier Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) MarAd proposed explicit criteria by which the Secretary of Commerce […]

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Letter: From R. Robert Russell, COWPS, to Charles D. Ferris, FCC

by R. Robert Russell December 15, 1980 FCC

Dear Mr. Chairman: On October 21, 1980, the Federal Communications Commission proposed to relax its guidelines for the allotment of VHF television stations. We understand that implementation of the Commission’s proposal would allow for the creation of up to 139 new VHF television stations in the top 100 TV markets. It would thus result in […]

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Comments of the Council on Wage and Price Stability: Domestic Flag, and Supplemental Air Carriers and Commercial Operators of Large Aircraft: Air Taxi Operators and Commercial Operators; Flight Crewmember and Duty Time Limitations and Rest Requirements

by R. Robert Russell December 10, 1980 Department of Transportation

The Council on Wage and Price Stability (Council) submits these comments on the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) August 1980 proposal to revise the flight and duty time limitations and rest requirements for flight crewmembers serving with domestic, flag, and supplemental air carriers, commercial operators and air taxi operators. The proposed rules, a supplement to an […]

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Comments of the Council on Wage and Price Stability Before the US Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Quality Service: Prohibition of PCB-Containing Equipment or Machinery and Liquid Polychlorinated Biphenlys (PCBs) in Federally- Inspected Meat Establishments, Poultry Product Establishments and Egg Product Plants

by R. Robert Russell December 4, 1980 Environmental Protection Agency

The Council on Wage and Price Stability recommended against adoption at this time of the proposed regulations requiring that equipment containing fluid polychlorinated biphenlys (PCB’s) be removed from food-related industrial plants. The rules were proposed jointly by the Food and Drug Administration, the Department of Agriculture and the Environmental Protection Agency. They were designed to […]

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Letter: From R. Robert Russell, COWPS, to Charles W. Duncan, Secretary of Energy

by R. Robert Russell November 24, 1980 Department of Energy

The Council on Wage and Price Stability (Council) offers the following comments on the Department of Energy’s proposed regulations concerning Energy Auditor Training and Certification Grants (45 FR 66790). The Council is concerned that the criteria in these regulations for state training programs may be so restrictive as to stifle innovation in training auditors and […]

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Letter: From R. Robert Russell, COWPS, to Douglas M. Costle, EPA

by R. Robert Russell November 24, 1980 Environmental Protection Agency

Dear Mr. Costle: Thank you for your letter of November 4, 1980. We are pleased that the Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing with such care the Council’s study of municipal wastewater treatment costs…

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Department of Housing and Urban Development Proposed Revisions to its Minimum Property Standards

by R. Robert Russell November 17, 1980 Department of Housing and Urban Development

In my letter to you of October 17, I identified the concerns on which the Regulatory Analysis Review Group (RARG) was focusing in its review of the proposed revision of the Minimum Property Standards for One- and Two-Family Dwellings. The RARG now has completed that review, and the outcome is the enclosed report, which I […]

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Before the Environmental Protection Agency: Standards Applicable to Owners and Operators of Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities

by R. Robert Russell November 7, 1980 Environmental Protection Agency
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BEFORE THE ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD: MINIMUM GUIDELINES AND REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCESSIBLE DESIGN

by R. Robert Russell October 17, 1980 Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board

The Council on Wage and Price Stability has submitted comments on the guidelines proposed by the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board to make Federal buildings more accessible to the handicapped.  The Council urged the Board to hold off finalizing its guidelines until it can incorporate cost effectiveness principles that ensure the largest possible gains […]

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To: Honorable Esther Peterson; Chairman of the Interagency Working Group on a Hazardous Substances Export Policy

by R. Robert Russell October 14, 1980 President for Consumer Affairs
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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION’S PROPOSED TITLE VI LANGUAGE MINORITY RULES FOR BILINGUAL EDUCATION

by R. Robert Russell October 12, 1980 Department of Education

The Regulatory Analysis Review Group (RARG) has submitted a report to the Department of Education on the Department’s proposed Title VI language minority rules for bilingual education. This report will form a part of the public record on which the Department will base its decision concerning the content of the final rule.  RARG chose to […]

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To: Honorable Douglas M. Costle: Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

by R. Robert Russell September 23, 1980 Environmental Protection Agency
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BEFORE THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY: OCS WORK COMMITMENT BIDDING

by R. Robert Russell September 19, 1980 US Department of Energy
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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY PROPOSED COAL BIDDING SYSTEMS

by R. Robert Russell September 18, 1980 US Department of Energy

Honorable Charles Duncan, Secretary Department of Energy 1000 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20585 Dear Mr. Duncan: The Council on Wage and Price Stability (Council) has serious reservations about the Department of Energy’s (DOE) proposed rules (45 FR 46742, July 10, 1980) to establish new bidding systems and procedures for the leasing of federal coal. […]

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