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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Getting Ready to Face 2021

By Greg Sitek

The January editorial has traditionally been a capsule forecast. Last years was no exception. It was titled: “Forecast For 2020 Is Definitely Not 20/20” and definitely proved to be not 20/20. I believe that this is my 45thJanuary […]

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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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