Biden Signs National Security Memo Addressing Industrial Control System Cybersecurity 

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 21:01:38 +0000

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The Biden administration is moving to add more safeguards to the nation’s critical infrastructure by establishing a new voluntary public-private collaboration that will focus wholly on industrial control systems (ICS) cybersecurity. The administration formally launched the “Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Initiative” on July 28 in the “National Security Memorandum on Improving Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure Control […]

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Biden Signs National Security Memo Addressing Industrial Control System Cybersecurity 

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2021 21:01:38 +0000

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The Biden administration is moving to add more safeguards to the nation’s critical infrastructure by establishing a new voluntary public-private collaboration that will focus wholly on industrial control systems (ICS) cybersecurity. The administration formally launched the “Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity Initiative” on July 28 in the “National Security Memorandum on Improving Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure Control […]

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EPA Will Strengthen Limits on Wastewater Pollution from Coal-Fired Plants

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 16:28:52 +0000

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The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is set to establish more stringent standards on water pollution from coal-fired power plants. The EPA on July 26 announced it would reinstate Obama-era regulations that were rolled back by the Trump administration. An EPA official on Monday said the new rule would impact about 100 coal-fired plants. The agency […]

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DOE Providing $27 Million for Wave Energy Research Projects

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 00:22:00 +0000

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced it will provide as much as $27 million in federal funding for research and development projects designed to advance the efficient conversion of wave-based energy into electricity, with a goal to make the technology commercially viable. The DOE on July 7 said the money supports the Biden […]

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The POWER Interview: Spotlight on the Solar Wave

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 28 May 2021 16:28:13 +0000

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Growth in the solar power sector is coming from many angles, with utilities building ever-larger solar arrays, and more homeowners and building owners putting panels on their rooftops. Many utilities and other companies also are expanding offerings of community solar, a way for electricity customers to get the benefits of solar power without having to […]

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The POWER Interview: Spotlight on the Solar Wave

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 28 May 2021 16:28:13 +0000

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Growth in the solar power sector is coming from many angles, with utilities building ever-larger solar arrays, and more homeowners and building owners putting panels on their rooftops. Many utilities and other companies also are expanding offerings of community solar, a way for electricity customers to get the benefits of solar power without having to […]

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Biden back behind the wheel, zooming away in electric truck

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Wed, 19 May 2021 03:03:55 +0000

DEARBORN, Michigan: Joe Biden is back behind the wheel. And now he’s gone, bolting down the track. The self-described “car guy” took a spin in the new Ford F-150 Lightning truck during a visit to a Ford safety testing center Tuesday as part of a trip to Michigan to sell his $2 trillion infrastructure plan. […]

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Biden raises cease-fire, civilian toll in call to Netanyahu

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Tue, 18 May 2021 04:28:51 +0000

President Joe Biden expressed support for a cease-fire between Israel and Gaza’s militant Hamas rulers in a call to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, but he stopped short of demanding an immediate stop to the eight days of Israeli airstrikes and Hamas rocket barrages that have killed more than 200 people, most of them Palestinian. […]

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Biden Takes Executive Action to Strengthen National Cybersecurity, Secure Supply Chains

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 13 May 2021 13:26:58 +0000

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The Biden administration this week issued a new spate of actions to bolster the nation’s cybersecurity, though details of its 100-day plan issued last month to address risks to the U.S. bulk power system (BPS) remain scant. In a May 11 notice, the president said his administration would continue, for one year, a national emergency declared […]

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Biden aims to vaccinate 70% of American adults by July 4

Credit to Author: Associated Press| Date: Wed, 05 May 2021 10:14:42 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C.: President Joe Biden set a new vaccination goal to deliver at least one shot to 70 percent of adult Americans by July Fourth as he tackles the vexing problem of winning over the “doubters” and those unmotivated to get inoculated. Demand for vaccines has dropped off markedly nationwide, with some states leaving more […]

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