POWER Coverage of the Coronavirus Disease COVID-19

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 23:33:25 +0000

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The world is currently under siege by a novel coronavirus disease, known as COVID-19, which has disrupted our entire way of life. Nearly all gatherings of more than a handful of people have been postponed or canceled. A few countries, and even some states, have enacted complete lockdowns of their citizens, with exceptions for only […]

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POWER Coverage of Coronavirus COVID-19

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 23:33:25 +0000

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The world is currently under siege by the coronavirus COVID-19, which has disrupted our entire way of life. Nearly all gatherings of more than a handful of people have been postponed or canceled. A few countries, and even some states, have enacted complete lockdowns of their citizens, with exceptions for only the most vital services. […]

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POWER Coverage of Coronavirus COVID-19

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 23:33:25 +0000

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The world is currently under siege by the coronavirus COVID-19, which has disrupted our entire way of life. Nearly all gatherings of more than a handful of people have been postponed or canceled. A few countries, and even some states, have enacted complete lockdowns of their citizens, with exceptions for only the most vital services. […]

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Science Win: Court Questions EPA Limits On Science Advisory Committees

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 16:48:09 +0000

https://blog.ucsusa.org/michael-halpern/big-ucs-win-court-questions-epa-limits-on-science-advisory-committees?_ga=2.174422049.2058303656.1584803552-1745027566.1583253068&_gac=1.230444334.1583353207.CKaau6rSgegCFYkRgQodfq8AAgNow, for some good news: the First Circuit Court of Appeals today ruled that UCS’s lawsuit challenging the politicization of EPA science advisory committees may move forward. UCS sued the agency over a new directive that prohibits EPA grant-funded scientists from serving on these committees

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Live Updates: Power-Related Regulatory Responses to COVID-19

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 15:34:22 +0000

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Federal regulators with oversight over U.S. power matters have issued a series of actions over recent weeks to respond to the potentially devastating impact that COVID-19, the new coronavirus, could have on North American power workforce operations and reliability. POWER will update this post regularly with COVID-19 response news and documents from the Federal Energy […]

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A Thank You To FOIA Officers: Purveyors Of Sunshine

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 07:00:13 +0000

This sunshine week I would like to express my appreciation for all of the work that Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) officers at federal agencies have done and continue to do to ensure public access to government communications, records, and documents

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COVID-19 Response: Electric Power Industry Closely Coordinating With Federal Partners

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 01:44:08 +0000

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 23, 2020) – The nation’s investor-owned electric companies, public power utilities, and electric cooperatives are working together to protect the energy grid and ensure continued access to safe and reliable electricity during the COVID-19 global health crisis. The electric power industry has been planning for years for an emergency like the COVID-19 […]

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Utilities Plan to Keep Key Staff Housed at Power Plants

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Fri, 20 Mar 2020 16:17:39 +0000

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U.S. electric utilities and other energy companies are preparing to have key personnel remain at power plants and operations centers to ensure the facilities remain online during the coronavirus pandemic. The federal government considers power plants part of the nation’s critical infrastructure. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is responsible for working with power […]

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Zombie Industry Science & Consumer Protection Don’t Mix

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2020 18:54:19 +0000

A rather arcane and largely discredited chemical industry-sponsored publication is still circulating, zombie-like, at the Trump Administration’s EPA science meetings, despite being basically dead among experts

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US Federal Court Requires EPA To Protect Communities Against Worst-Case Chemical Spills

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 00:01:27 +0000

Texas Army National Guard photo by 1st Lt. Zachary WestMillions of people will soon be safer from the thousands of dangerous chemical facilities that sit in flood-prone areas

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