Tom Ewing’s Regulatory Update

Passenger vessel safety initiative: The Coast Guard announced plans to evaluate the potential use of Safety Management Systems (SMSs) to improve safety and reduce marine casualties on U.S.- flagged passenger vessels. Good idea?  The Coast Guard wants public comments on the feasibility, applicability, […]

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Tom Ewing’s Regulatory Update

Offshore Wind DEIS: The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced, on Jan. 8, the availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the South Fork Wind Farm and the South Fork Export Cable Project.  The DEIS analyzes “reasonably foreseeable […]

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Tom Ewing’s Regulatory Update

Really, they are endangered: Manzana Wind LLC seeks an Incidental Take Permit (ITP) from the Fish & Wildlife Service to authorize take of the federally endangered California condor incidental to “otherwise lawful activities associated with operation of the existing Manzana Wind Power Project.” […]

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Tom Ewing’s Regulatory Update

* The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) will convene two virtual industry roundtable listening sessions, one next month and one in February, on aspects of the implementation plan of the Secure 5G Strategy.  This starts efforts to implement the Secure 5G […]

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Tom Ewing’s Regulatory Update

* Titanium Sponge: BIS – the Bureau of industry and Security, part of the Department of Commerce – is seeking comments on behalf of the “Titanium Sponge Working Group.”  Titanium sponge…?  Well, I know what a kitchen sponge is, but I […]

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