Laws & Regulations

"5G Networks Could Throw Weather Forecasting Into Chaos"

"If you had a choice between a better, faster cell phone signal and an accurate weather forecast, which would you pick? That’s the question facing federal officials as they decide whether to auction off more of the wireless spectrum or heed meteorologists who say that such a move could throw US weather forecasting into chaos."

Source: Wired, 05/24/2019

"As Infrastructure Talks Collapse, Focus Turns To Highway Bill"

"After a White House meeting on infrastructure fell apart yesterday, lawmakers were left picking up the pieces, with the odds of Congress passing a broad package looking slimmer than ever. Instead, it seems likely Congress will pursue a narrower surface transportation bill."

Source: E&E Daily, 05/24/2019

"Federal Pipeline Safety Regulators Issue Warning On Floods"

"Citing a number of recent incidents, including one in Pennsylvania, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, or PHMSA, sent a warning to natural gas and hazardous liquids pipeline operators earlier this month detailing the dangers of flooding and heavy rain events."

Source: WSKG, 05/24/2019

"Democrats Suggest EPA Chief Misled On Vehicle Emissions Rollback"

"Democrats are asking Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Andrew Wheeler to turn over documents tied to the agency’s proposal to roll back emissions standards for vehicles, suggesting he made misleading statements on the topic."

Source: The Hill, 05/24/2019

"US Says Trump Coal Moves Hasten But Don’t Increase Emissions"

"The Trump administration’s decision to lift a moratorium on coal sales from public lands could hasten the release of more than 5 billion tons of greenhouse gases, but officials concluded Wednesday it would make little difference in overall U.S. climate emissions."

Source: AP, 05/23/2019


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