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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Protecting the Ozone Layer Protects Eyesight: A Report on Cataract Incidence in the United States Using the Atmospheric and Health Effects Framework Model

Categories: Environment,Health/Medical,Treaties

http://www.epa.gov/ozone/science/effects/AHEFCataractReport.pdf

Claims that 22 million new cataract cases will be prevented due to the strengthening of the Montreal Protocol Treaty by the Montreal Amendments of 1997.  From the Environmental Protection Agency

Commonwealth of Virginia v. Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services

Categories: Federal State Relations,Headlines,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Laws/Regulations,Virginia Issues

http://www.oag.state.va.us/PRESS_RELEASES/Cuccinelli/Health%20Care%20Ruling.pdf

Text of the opinion of Federal District Court Judge Henry Hudson allowing Virginia’s challenge to U.S. health reform law to continue.  Judge Hudson ruled that  Section 1501 which requires individuals to obtain minimal health insurance coverage or pay a penalty conflicts with the Virginia Health Care Freedom Act.  From the Office of the Attorney General of Virginia

Veterans Medical Care: FY2011 Appropriations

Categories: Health/Medical,Veterans

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41343.pdf

Deals with proposed funding for the Veterans Health Administration, a provider of primary and specialized care and related medical/social support services to veterans.  Also discusses eligibility for veterans’ health care.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

U.S. – Australia Civilian Nuclear Cooperation: Issues for Congress

Categories: Arms Control,Australia,Nuclear Energy

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/nuke/R41312.pdf

Describes Australia’s nuclear capacity, the text of the proposed agreement, and Australian nonproliferation policy.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

Terrorist Material Support: An Overview of 18 U.S.C. 2339A and 2339B

Categories: Laws/Regulations,Terrorism

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/R41333.pdf

Describes in detail two portions of U.S. law dealing with support of terrorism and support of designated terrorist organizations.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

Virginia’s Peculiar System of Local and Regional Jails

Categories: Crime/Justice,Virginia Issues

http://www.dcjs.virginia.gov/research/Documents/2010%20JailReport-2.pdf

This report was developed to provide a better understanding of the purpose, operations, funding, and development of Virginia’s jail system.  From the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services

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