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Critical Infrastructure News

This page includes news feeds about critical infrastructure to help ground resilience theory and concepts in real-world applications and current events. Excerpts from the RSS news feeds are updated every two hours as new articles are published. In addition to ‘Headlines’ featuring related current events, the following critical infrastructure sectors are represented:

  • Air Quality: Environmental Protection Agency
  • Communications: National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Cyber-Security: U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team and ThreatPost
  • Energy: U.S. Energy Information Administration
  • Transportation: National Institute of Standards and Technology

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Air Quality

EPA–Air Quality

Environmental Protection Agency

Biden-Harris Administration announces $198 million to deliver residential solar in North Dakota, lowering energy costs and advancing Environmental Justice   

BISMARCK, N.D. - Today, as the Biden-Harris Administration celebrates Earth Day, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced The Coalition for Green ...
/ EPA Air Quality
Environmental Protection Agency

EPA Region 4 Marks Earth Day at the Historic Westside Gardens in Atlanta

ATLANTA (April 22, 2024) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 marked Earth Day at the Historic Westside Gardens ...
/ EPA Air Quality
Environmental Protection Agency

Biden-Harris Administration Finalizes Critical Rule to Clean up PFAS Contamination to Protect Public Health

WASHINGTON – Today, April 19, 2024, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking another step in its efforts to protect people ...
/ EPA Air Quality
Environmental Protection Agency

$15 million construction project for the Commerce Street Plume Superfund Site slated to start this summer

WILLISTON, Vt. (April 17, 2024) – Starting this summer, the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (VTDEC), with EPA oversight, will break ground ...
/ EPA Air Quality
Environmental Protection Agency

EPA Announces $84 Million Great Lakes Cleanup Project in Rouge River Near Detroit to Begin in April

Today, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the start of dredging in the Lower Rouge River Old Channel near Detroit, Michigan. Sediments in ...
/ EPA Air Quality
Environmental Protection Agency

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: Biden-Harris Administration Takes Critical Action to Protect 100 Million People from PFAS Pollution in Drinking Water

EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT COUNCIL ON ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY Last week, the Biden-Harris Administration announced the first-ever national drinking water standard to protect ...
/ EPA Air Quality

Communications

NIST–Advanced Communications

National Institute of Standards and Technology News

Spotlight: Building the Next Generation of Quantum Computers and Networks With Tasshi Dennis

When NIST scientist Tasshi Dennis first encountered quantum physics as a student, he was skeptical it would ever amount to any practical ...
National Institute of Standards and Technology News

NIST Begins Cybersecurity Project for Water and Wastewater Operations

NIST researcher CheeYee Tang, with MITRE staff, have started a project to address the cybersecurity needs for water and wastewater utilities. Through ...
National Institute of Standards and Technology News

NIST Researchers Give Webinar on Manufacturing Cybersecurity Project to Manufacturing Sector Community of Interest

NIST researchers Timothy Zimmerman, Michael Pease, and Michael Powell, with MITRE staff, hosted a webinar with over 100 participants regarding their project, ...
National Institute of Standards and Technology News

NIST Engineer Presents the Blood, STEP, and Tears Involved in Digital Manufacturing Standards

In March 2024, NIST’s Rosemary Astheimer presented efforts to capture and leverage Product Manufacturing Information (PMI) in ISO 10303, referred to as ...
National Institute of Standards and Technology News

NIST's Industrial Wireless Systems Team Publishes Paper on Analytical Evaluation for Software-based TSN in Industrial Wi-Fi Networks

NIST's Industrial Wireless Systems team’s paper, titled “An Analytical Evaluation for Software-based TSN in Industrial Wi-Fi Networks,” was accepted to the 7 ...
National Institute of Standards and Technology News

NIST Hosts Speaker on Building Inclusive Infrastructures in Academia

In an enlightening and engaging session organized by the Belonging Initiative of NIST’s Smart Connected Systems Division, Dr. Sera Linardi (University of ...

Cyber-security

US Computer Emergency Readiness Team

#StopRansomware: Phobos Ransomware

#StopRansomware: Phobos Ransomware

SUMMARY Note: This joint Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) is part of an ongoing #StopRansomware effort to publish advisories for network defenders that detail various ransomware ...
SVR Cyber Actors Adapt Tactics for Initial Cloud Access

SVR Cyber Actors Adapt Tactics for Initial Cloud Access

How SVR-Attributed Actors are Adapting to the Move of Government and Corporations to Cloud Infrastructure OVERVIEW This advisory details recent tactics, techniques, ...
Threat Actors Exploit Multiple Vulnerabilities in Ivanti Connect Secure and Policy Secure Gateways

Threat Actors Exploit Multiple Vulnerabilities in Ivanti Connect Secure and Policy Secure Gateways

SUMMARY The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the following partners (hereafter referred to as the authoring organizations) are releasing this ...

Cyber-security: ThreatPost

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Energy

US Energy Information Administration

Energy Information Administration News

Our estimated rate of U.S. natural gas vented or flared declined in 2023

In-depth analysis June 20, 2024 Data source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Natural Gas Annual and Natural Gas Monthly; estimates for 2023 venting ...
Energy Information Administration News

U.S. refinery capacity increased 2% in 2023

In-brief analysis June 18, 2024 Operable atmospheric crude oil distillation capacity, our primary measure of refinery capacity in the United States, increased ...
Energy Information Administration News

PJM has been dispatching coal-fired generators less than other generators

In-brief analysis June 17, 2024 Use of the coal fleet in PJM, the country’s largest wholesale electricity market, has fallen over the ...

EPA–Energy

Environmental Protection Agency

Pacific Northwest federal, state agencies to collaborate on prescribed fire, smoke management to confront wildfire crisis

SEATTLE (April 5, 2024) – State and federal agencies and departments in Oregon and Washington have agreed to collaborate on addressing the ...
/ EPA Energy
Environmental Protection Agency

EPA and DEC Launch Statewide Environmental Justice Listening Tour

NEW YORK (April 5, 2024) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today ...
/ EPA Energy
Environmental Protection Agency

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $20 Billion in Grants to Mobilize Private Capital and Deliver Clean Energy and Climate Solutions to Communities Across America

NEW YORK - Today, April 4, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced its selections for $20 billion in grant awards under two competitions ...
/ EPA Energy

Transporation

NIST–Transporation

NIST Hosts Colloquium Speaker on Autonomous Vehicles

On January 18, 2024, NIST welcomed Dr. Paul Perrone, Founder and CEO of Perrone Robotics, Inc., to give a NIST Colloquium presentation ...
/ NIST Transportation