Friday, September 13, 2013, 1:38 PM

The Economic Development Digest - September 13, 2013

Womble Carlyle’s Economic Development Digest aggregates news, opportunities and legislation impacting business in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic U.S.

In this week's Economic Development Digest:

  • California requires new online disclosures: specifics unclear, (September 9, 2013)
    California will require greater disclosure of privacy practices for all operators of commercial websites and apps.  But the specifics of the new disclosure requirements, which take effect January 1, remain murky.
  • Shibley gives update on UAS efforts, The Daily Independent (September 7, 2013)
    Eileen Shibley, head of the Inyokern-led California Unmanned Aircraft Systems Portal team, presented an update Wednesday to the Ridgecrest City Council on the progress of a federal agency to select six test sites for unmanned aircraft.
  • Aerospace coalition revs engines, Pensacola News Journal (September 8, 2013)
    The construction of Airbus’ $600 million facility in Mobile prompts Florida to create a five-county Aerospace Coalition to attract European-based aerospace suppliers to Northwest Florida.
  • Waste vs. value in American Health Care, The New York Times (September 13, 2013)
    Economics Professor Reinhardt from Princeton opines on economic efficiency, or not, in the health care industry.
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  • Governor appoints several energy company execs to new nuclear energy consortium, Virginia Business (September 11, 2013)
    Several energy executives are among Governor Bob McDonnell’s appointments to a new nuclear energy group in Virginia. The General Assembly passed bills to create the Virginia Nuclear Energy Consortium Authority (VNEC) during its 2013 session. The consortium’s mission is to serve as an interdisciplinary study, research and information resource for Virginia on nuclear energy issues.

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