Boeing likely to face new questions after another 737 crash

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 11 Mar 2019 02:47:51 +0000

FILE- In this Nov. 14, 2018, file photo Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes are parked near Boeing Co.'s 737 assembly facility in Renton, Wash. Investigators were rushing to the scene of a devastating plane crash in Ethiopia on Sunday, March 10, 2019, an accident that could renew safety questions about the newest version of Boeing's popular 737 airliner. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Sunday’s devastating plane crash in Ethiopia could renew safety questions about the newest version of Boeing’s popular 737 airliner.

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An Inside Look at a State-of-the-Art Training Facility [PODCAST]

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Sat, 09 Mar 2019 13:41:51 +0000

Royce Peters, senior technical coordinator for the Carpenters International Training Center (ITC) in Las Vegas, Nevada, was a guest on The POWER Podcast. The ITC is the largest and most-comprehensive training facility of its kind in the world. Following the completion of phase six of construction in 2018, the center now has more than 1.2 […]

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House passage of gun safety bills reflects political shift

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Sat, 02 Mar 2019 03:37:53 +0000

House passage of gun safety bills reflects political shift

The House put on a display of Democratic priorities this week with two bills to bolster background checks on firearms purchases, showing just how quickly the politics of gun control have turned.

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Should a Power Company Be Held Responsible for Wildfires?

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0000

If you’ve been following the news, you know that Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection because it is facing tens of billions of dollars in liability for

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Ratting on former boss, Cohen says Trump acted ‘much like a mobster’

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 21:32:15 +0000

Ratting on former boss, Cohen says Trump acted ‘much like a mobster’

He carried out the boss’ wishes. He understood “the code.” He was blindly loyal—but now he’s considered a rat.

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Concrete Better Than Cameras in Protecting Grid

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 20:48:15 +0000

Some high-tech security features meant to protect U.S. power plants from physical attack may not be as effective as good old-fashioned fences and concrete, according to a Georgia Institute of Technology graduate who modeled security measures in a computer simulation while earning her PhD in Public Policy. Jenna McGrath, who graduated in December 2018, published […]

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DOTr wants more time to study use of motorcycles as taxis

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Sat, 02 Feb 2019 04:44:44 +0000

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) on Saturday asked for more time to evaluate the safety and legal concerns to use motorcycles as taxis

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NRC Greenlights Final Rule Governing Nuclear Plant Mitigation of Severe Events 

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 15:19:31 +0000

A final rule the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) plans to publish this spring to replace pivotal actions it issued after the Fukushima accident will require U.S. nuclear generators to ensure they can mitigate severe events at reactors within a two-year compliance timeframe. More than three years after it was proposed, the NRC’s five commissioners on […]

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Albayalde says remnants of AKP, BIFF groups may disrupt BOL plebiscite

Credit to Author: jvicente| Date: Sat, 19 Jan 2019 07:34:06 +0000

Albayalde says remnants of AKP, BIFF groups may disrupt BOL plebiscite

Remnants of the terror group Ansar Khalifa Philippines (AKP) and other groups may disrupt the “peaceful” holding of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL) plebiscite, Philippine National Police chief Director General Oscar Albayalde said on Saturday.

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