Thomas D. Hopkins

Reply Comments of the Council on Wage and Price Stability: Before the Civil Aeronautics Board: Airline Scheduling Committees Et Al; Order Instituting Investigation

by Thomas D. Hopkins 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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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 Thomas D. Hopkins 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 Thomas D. Hopkins 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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Comments of the Council of Wage and Price Stability on the Federal Highway Administration’s Highway Cost Allocation

by Thomas D. Hopkins November 21, 1980 Federal Highway Administration
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Before the Environmental Protection Agency: Standards Applicable to Owners and Operators of Hazardous Waste Treatment, Storage, and Disposal Facilities

by Thomas D. Hopkins 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 Thomas D. Hopkins 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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BEFORE THE DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY: OCS WORK COMMITMENT BIDDING

by Thomas D. Hopkins September 19, 1980 US Department of Energy
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BEFORE THE DEPOSITORY INSTITUTIONS DEGULATION COMMITTEE: Premiums, Finders Fees, and the Payment of Interest in merchandise

by Thomas D. Hopkins July 16, 1980 Depository Institutions Deregulation Committee

The Council on Wage and Price Stability has urged that the Depository Institutions Deregulation Committee (DIDC) reconsider its proposed regulations which would prevent banks from giving gifts to new accounts, paying finders’ fees to third parties, and paying interest in the form of merchandise.  The Council reasoned that these practices result largely from restrictions (which […]

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BEFORE THE NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION: GUIDELINES FOR DEVELOPMENT OF FISHERY MANAGEMENT PLANS

by Thomas D. Hopkins July 14, 1980 National Marine Fisheries Service

The Council on Wage and Price Stability filed comments with the National Marine Fisheries Service evaluating regulatory alternatives for fishery management. The Council discusses the relative attractiveness of establishing quotas, fees and licenses to solve the problem of excessive depletion of fishery stocks.  Information requirements, enforcement problems and other practical difficulties are also discussed.  A […]

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BEFORE THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY: Toxic Pollutant List, Proposal to Add Ammonia

by Thomas D. Hopkins June 3, 1980 Environmental Protection Agency

The Council on Wage and Price Stability today submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency concerning a proposed change in the regulation of ammonia as a water pollutant. A copy of the Council’s submission is attached.

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To: Mr. Hank Greeley; Office of the Secretary, Department of Energy

by Thomas D. Hopkins April 28, 1980 Department of Energy Economic Regulatory Administration
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BEFORE THE INTIRSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION: Direct Routes for Regular-Route Movements

by Thomas D. Hopkins April 24, 1980 Interstate Commerce Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability recommended that the Interstate Commerce Commission adopt a proposal that would allow regular-route motor carriers to operate their vehicles over the most direct routes between terminal points on their systems.  This would enable carriers to increase their efficiency and reduce fuel consumption.

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BEFORE THE UNITED STATES INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION: In the Matter of CERTAIN CARBON STEEL PRODUCTS FROM BELGIUM, THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, FRANCE, ITALY, LUXEMBOURG, THE NETHERLANDS, AND THE UNITED KINGDOM

by Thomas D. Hopkins April 23, 1980 International Trade Comission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability has submitted the  attached comments to the International Trade Commission (ITC) on the ITC’s preliminary investigation into allegations, contained in the U.S. Steel petition that the domestic steel industry is being injured by dumped imports from seven European Economic Community countries.

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BEFORE THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION: STANDARDS AND EXPEDITIOUS PROCEDURES FOR ESTABLISHING RAILROAD RATES BASED ON SEASONAL, REGIONAL, OR PEAK-PERIOD DEMAND FOR RAIL SERVICE

by Thomas D. Hopkins April 21, 1980 Interstate Commerce Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability has submitted comments to the Interstate Commerce Commission concerning the development of rates based on seasonal, regional, or peak-period demand for rail service.  A copy of the Council’s comments is attached.

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BEFORE THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION AIRCRAFT AND AIRPORT SECURITY; AIR CARRIER OPERATIONS

by Thomas D. Hopkins February 11, 1980 Federal Aviation Administration

The Council on Wage and Price Stability has submitted the attached comments concerning aircraft and airport security to the Federal Aviation Administration.

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BEFORE THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION: ELIMINATION OF INCENTIVE PER DIEM CHARGES

by Thomas D. Hopkins February 11, 1980 Interstate Commerce Commission

The Council on Wage and Price Stability has submitted the attached comments concerning incentive per diem charges to the Interstate Commerce Commission.

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