Tag: rules

Other Utilities, Public Utilities

EPA proposes rules that could require utilities to clean up ‘legacy’ coal ash ponds, landfills

May 18, 2023

Via: Utility Dive

When the EPA issued its coal ash regulations in October 2015, it exempted ponds and landfills that were used at power plants that had retired before the rule took effect. The EPA expects about 280 coal ash ponds and landfills […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

European Parliament pushes for tighter rules for waste shipments

January 19, 2023

Via: Waste Management World

Back in November 2021 European Commission tabled a proposal to reform the EU rules on waste shipments, laying down procedures and control measures for the shipment of waste, depending on its origin, destination and transport route, the type of waste […]

Health & Insurance

New Federal Rules Will Require Home Health Agencies To Do Much More For Patients

February 20, 2017

Via: The Caregiver Space

Home health agencies will be required to become more responsive to patients and their caregivers under the first major overhaul of rules governing these organizations in almost 30 years. The federal regulations, published last month, specify the conditions under which […]

Public Transport

California DMV Asks Public To Weigh In On Self-Driving Car Rules

October 20, 2016

Via: American Infrastructure

California regulators are asking members of the public what they think about proposed regulations that would – eventually – permit self-driving cars that lack a steering wheel or pedals on public roads. The California Department of Motor Vehicles is hosting […]

Electric Utility, Infrastructure

Utilities ask FERC to hold off for now on modifications of cyber standards for control centers

September 28, 2016

Via: AmericanPublicPower

Before it considers two possible modifications to critical infrastructure protection standards to address the cybersecurity of the control centers that are used to monitor and control the bulk electric system, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission should allow more time to […]

Emergency Services

Kentucky Fire Department Sued For Breaching Lease

August 10, 2016

Via: FirstArriving

A Kentucky fire department that has been leasing property since 1995 for $1 per year, is being sued for failing to make the required lease payments. Roger Howard claims the Isonville Volunteer Fire Department has not made lease payments since […]