FEDERAL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FEDERAL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Lack of charges in Bundy standoff poses risk, group says http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58365302-78/blm-bundy-federal-officers.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58365302-78/blm-bundy-federal-officers.html.csp">Lack of charges in Bundy standoff poses risk, group says</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Maffly</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T23:06:44.159-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 11:06PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Federal land managers want criminal charges filed in 35 cases related to the armed standoff between officers and militia members supporting Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy — and delay by prosecutors may be putting other federal officials at risk, an advocacy group charged Tuesday. More than four months ago, the federal Bureau of Land Management referred the cases to Nevada’s U.S. attorney’s office, according to data released by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER). The group con...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58365302@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:06:44 MDT PG&E fined record $1.4B for deadly 2010 gas line blast http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58365659-79/safety-penalty-blast-california.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58365659-79/safety-penalty-blast-california.html.csp">PG&E fined record $1.4B for deadly 2010 gas line blast</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ELLEN KNICKMEYER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T16:17:07.389-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 04:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • California regulatory judges issued a $1.4 billion penalty on Tuesday against the state’s largest utility for a 2010 gas pipeline explosion that engulfed a suburban San Francisco neighborhood in fire, killing eight people and prompting national alerts about aging pipelines. The California Public Utilities Commission said the figure reached by two administrative law judges against Pacific Gas & Electric Co. would be the largest safety related penalty it had ever imposed. PG&E can ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583656592014-09-02T16:17:07.389-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-02T16:17:07.389-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58365659@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:17:07 MDT Utah polygamist bomber Addam Swapp released from parole supervision http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58365348-78/swapp-singer-parole-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58365348-78/swapp-singer-parole-state.html.csp">Utah polygamist bomber Addam Swapp released from parole supervision</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By tom harvey</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T23:08:50.339-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 11:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Addam Swapp, the polygamist who bombed a Mormon chapel in 1988, setting off a 13-day standoff that resulted in the death of a state Corrections officer, has been released from federal parole supervision. U.S. District Judge Bruce Jenkins signed the release order after a hearing Friday. Swapp, 53, spent 17 years in federal prison and another seven in state custody before his release in July of 2013. Events that led to Swapp’s imprisonment began in January of 1979 when polygamist clan leader John...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58365348@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:08:50 MDT Washington Post: Underage immigrants must be treated humanely http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58364276-82/federal-shelters-county-immigrant.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58364276-82/federal-shelters-county-immigrant.html.csp">Washington Post: Underage immigrants must be treated humanely</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-02T17:44:16.277-06:00">Updated Sep 2, 2014 05:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The extraordinary surge of unaccompanied immigrant children at the Southwest border has eased somewhat, at least for now, thanks partly to the hot summer weather. But federal, state and local government agencies continue to struggle to accommodate the undocumented children already in the country, and the thousands who continue to cross the border each month. The federal government has dropped its efforts to find large emergency shelters to handle the surge, but in the last year it has funded an ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58364276@www.sltrib.com Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:44:16 MDT Washington Post: Jindal puts politics ahead of students http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58358955-82/jindal-common-core-standards.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58358955-82/jindal-common-core-standards.html.csp">Washington Post: Jindal puts politics ahead of students</a></h4>