Some Key Industry Databases
Other Internal Guides to consider
Check the company web site. Search for stock exchanges, and other web links such as market regulators, professional organizations, federal securities laws, etc. Also look for government/industry regulations in the 10-K annual reports.
Search using keywords such as: import restrictions, environmental tax, federal legislation, federal regulation, tax legislation, government mandates, regulatory agencies. Sample searches:
regulation* and (price or customs) and manufacturing
(legislation or state laws) and mining
Consider which government agencies regulate the company, based on what the company does and where it operates. Have there been news reports, lawsuits, penalties? What government agency would be interested in this reporting? Where might the company need to file reports with federal, state, municipal, county governments based on its activities?