Tom Ewing’s Regulatory Review

DOT’s Office of the Secretary has started an important process to develop and advance new transportation technologies.  On July 28 Secretary Chao’s office announced the availability of a new document on which the agency is seeking comments.  The doc is […]

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Tom Ewing’s Regulatory Update

Trucking Safety Summit

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), part of the US DOT, announced a virtual meeting on August 5 called “the FMCSA 2020 Trucking Safety Summit.”  The agency seeks information “to help improve the safe operation of property-carrying […]

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Tom Ewings Regulatory Review

US DOE – Energy Storage RFI

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released its Energy Storage Grand Challenge (ESGC) Draft Roadmap and a Request for Information (RFI) on the Draft.  This program was first announced last January by U.S. Secretary of Energy Dan […]

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Tom Ewing’s Environmental Update

Regulators have cranes in their sights

In the past two months agency officials announced a couple of interesting decisions about cranes.  Interesting because cranes are apparently closely monitored by trade officials because of economic security issues.  Most likely, the two issues […]

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Tom Ewing’s Environmental Update:

Coast GuardPort Access Route Study: Northern New York BightThe Coast Guard announced it is conducting a Port Access Route Study (PARS) for port approaches to New York and New Jersey and international and domestic transit.  One big concern: “planned or […]

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