Tom Ewing’s Regulatory Update

Just the facts, Ma’am…: The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) announced availability of an updated ‘‘Technical Support Document: Social Cost of Carbon, Methane, and Nitrous Oxide Interim Estimates Under Executive Order 13990.’’ The 48-page document is open for comments until […]

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Tom Ewing’s Regulatory Update

* You won’t even need an electric car…: Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced a NOFO – “notice of funding opportunity” – last week for a Pilot Program for Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Planning. DOT’s social/equity priorities are quite clear. Applications need to demonstrate how land use […]

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Tom Ewing’s Regulatory Update

* You want to get this wiring right…: The Coast Guard published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) last week regarding an update to its electrical engineering standards. At 48 pages, it’s a substantive proposal. Comments are due by July 21. The […]

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Tom Ewing’s Regulatory Update

*Time to call the question, or not…: On April 1 the Coast Guard announced it would extend the comment period regarding the NOPR, published January 15, for the potential use of Safety Management Systems on board U.S.-flagged passenger vessels. The original comment […]

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Tom Ewing’s Regulatory Update

* Remote issues: Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (UP) Energy Task Force sent its regional energy transition report to Gov. Whitmer last week. This has been a big effort in Michigan covering a range of energy and environmental challenges. The report contained 16 recommendations “that […]

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