United States and Japan today sign organic equivalence arrangement
Dean Ambrose and Dolph Ziggler’s United States Championship match will form just part of an action-packed edition of WWE Smackdown. Ziggler failed in his attempts to prise Ambrose’s gold at Night of Champions, but has since pinned him in both singles competition and during Raw’s 11-on-3 handicap match which pitted Superstars disgruntled with Triple H’s regime against The Shield. Now, the Showoff will be granted another chance to snare the United States title, which he has held once before – but will Ambrose’s stablemates, Seth Rollins and Roman Reigns, scupper Ziggler’s chances? On Sky Sports Upgrade to Sky Sports Tune into the premier showing of Smackdown on Friday night, or one of the weekend’s repeats, to find out the answer to that question and what happens with this lot… CHAMP IN ACTION – World Heavyweight titlist Alberto Del Rio will go one-on-one with R-Truth on the blue brand, but with his belt defence against Rob Van Dam at Battleground just over a week away, will champion and challenger come to blows? BRAY’S DAY – Bray Wyatt, flanked by his muscular mignons Luke Harper and Erick Rowan, has instilled fear into the WWE Universe, but the sermon-spewing Superstar has yet to compete in a match on Smackdown – until now. Which grappler will he lock horns with? STATE OF ADDRESS – Triple H will discuss his controversial running of the WWE on Friday evening, while Paul Heyman will open up about his beef with CM Punk, the man he beat at Night of Champions and had beaten up on Raw? Will the speeches go by without interference? Don’t miss WWE Smackdown, 11pm, Friday, Sky Sports 2.
Both countries will require that the accredited certifier must be identified on the product label. “On behalf of the U.S. organic industry, OTA extends its sincere thanks and congratulations to the U.S. government and MAFF Japan teams that brought equivalency between our nations after a decade of rigorous and thoughtful negotiations,” said Batcha. She noted that OTA and the U.S. organic industry advised, advocated for, and facilitated progress towards this historic arrangement. In June 2009, the United States and Canada signed the first equivalency agreement in the world for the organic industry. This was followed with an agreement signed by the United States and EU in February 2012 recognizing each other’s organic standards as equivalent, fully effective June12, 2012. Further details and background information about this latest agreement are available on OTA’s website . Also NOP has posted extensive information related to the agreement. During 2013, the Organic Trade Association launched its Global Organic Trade Guide , the world’s first user-friendly website to help U.S. organic producers and handlers export organic products. The site also features an in-depth Market Data section and the only map tool to communicate global organic trade information in real time to U.S.
United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan issues decision in Phase I of Kalamazoo River Case
1:11-CV-483 (W.D. Mich.), relating to CERCLA liability at the Kalamazoo River Site (the “Site”). The Court found that NCR is liable as an arranger under Section 107(a)(3) of CERCLA for sales of PCB-containing carbonless copy paper (CCP) broke, at least as of March 1969. PCB-containing CCP was produced from approximately 1954 to April 1971. NCR is one of a number of Potentially Responsible Parties at the Site. The Court did not determine NCR’s share of the overall liability or how NCR’s liability relates to the liability of other liable or potentially liable parties at the Site. If NCR were to be found liable for any costs with respect to the Kalamazoo River, it would have claims against Appleton Papers Inc. (now known as Appvion, Inc.) and B.A.T Industries p.l.c. under a 1998 cost sharing agreement and associated arbitration award and judgment. NCR respectfully disagrees with the Courts conclusion. NCR believes that the decision of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, in Appleton Papers Inc. v.
Instead–with Buckley and Norman Mailer and Truman Capote–he became the intellectual as celebrity, an anti-Zelig always in the foreground of events. Here’s an example. The actors Tim Robbins and Susan Sarandon and their families were visiting Vidal at his Italian villa, where he spent most of his time. Vidal said some friends were coming over for dinner–his friends Sting and Bruce Springsteen and their wives. Perhaps you’ve heard of them. The moveable feast never really ended, not even when’s Vidal’s partner in a proudly nonsexual relationship, Howard Austen, passed away. Even when he was wheeled around in a wheelchair at the end of his life, Vidal always stood read to fire away, which he did with glee that knew no atrophy. Never was that more evident than in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks on 9/11, the criticism that stoked Wrathall’s documentary interest. “He was one of the voices in the wilderness in the rush into war,” Wrathall, 47, says now. Vidal railed against the national amnesia: our vestigial inability to embrace the obvious lessons of the pass, particularly the lust for empire at the point of a gun. “‘Amnesia’ is something Gore says in the film,” Wrathall recalls. “He’s written essays about it. We don’t learn from our mistakes.