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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

La Administración Biden-Harris anuncia $2 mil millones para financiar subvenciones para el cambio comunitario de justicia ambiental y climática como parte de la agenda de Invertir en Estados Unidos

WASHINGTON— Hoy, la administración Biden-Harris anunció aproximadamente $2 mil millones en fondos disponibles para apoyar proyectos impulsados por la comunidad que implementan ...
/ EPA Air Quality
Environmental Protection Agency

Electron Hydro to pay $1 million Clean Water Act penalty for 2020 artificial turf, tire crumb discharge into Puyallup River

SEATTLE (November 21, 2023) -- The U.S Environmental Protection Agency announced today that Electron Hydro, LLC, and its Chief Operating Officer, Thom ...
/ EPA Air Quality
Environmental Protection Agency

Biden-Harris Administration Announces $2 Billion to Fund Environmental and Climate Justice Community Change Grants as Part of Investing in America Agenda

WASHINGTON — Today, the Biden-Harris administration announced approximately $2 billion in funding available to support community-driven projects that deploy clean energy, strengthen climate ...
/ EPA Air Quality
Environmental Protection Agency

EPA Announces $92 Million WIFIA Loan to Santa Clara Valley Water District

SAN FRANCISCO – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a $92 million Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) loan to ...
/ EPA Air Quality
Environmental Protection Agency

EPA Announces $150 Million to Fund Environmental and Climate Justice Community Change Grants for Alaska Native Villages

SEATTLE (Nov. 21, 2023) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced approximately $2 billion in funding available to support community-driven projects ...
/ EPA Air Quality
Environmental Protection Agency

Coffeyville Resources Refining & Marketing Will Pay Over $23M to Address Clean Air Act Violations and Offset Environmental Harm Related to Its Kansas Refinery

LENEXA, KAN. (NOV. 20, 2023) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Justice today announced a settlement with Coffeyville ...
/ EPA Air Quality

Communications

NIST–Advanced Communications

National Institute of Standards and Technology News

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 Advanced Communications
National Institute of Standards and Technology News

2024 PSCR UAS Portfolio Workshop

The NIST Public Safety Communications Research (PSCR) Division is hosting a workshop on the management of cybersecurity and artificial intelligence (AI) risks ...
/ NIST Advanced Communications
National Institute of Standards and Technology News

NIST Researchers Installed a New Quantum Voltage Standard in Spain

NIST  delivered the first NIST Standard Reference Instrument (SRI) to Spain’s oldest calibration laboratory, the  National Institute of Aerospace Technology (INTA) ...
/ NIST Advanced Communications
National Institute of Standards and Technology News

NIST Researchers Help Design a Prototype Quantum Computer

Researchers have created a prototype quantum computer with a record number of qubits—the analog of bits in an ordinary computer—capable of performing ...
/ NIST Advanced Communications
National Institute of Standards and Technology News

Spotlight: Feeding Your Machine Learning System With Good Data

Om nom nom — what are you feeding your machine learning (ML) system? NIST researchers at the crossroads of communications technology and ...
/ NIST Advanced Communications
National Institute of Standards and Technology News

NIST Releases NextG Wireless R&D Gap Analysis

As the transition from fifth-generation wireless systems (5G) to next-generation communications systems (NextG) advances, research and development (R&D) communities have the chance ...
/ NIST Advanced Communications

Cyber-security

US Computer Emergency Readiness Team

#StopRansomware: Play Ransomware

#StopRansomware: Play Ransomware

SUMMARY Note: This joint Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) is part of an ongoing #StopRansomware effort to publish advisories for network defenders that detail ...
Russian FSB Cyber Actor Star Blizzard Continues Worldwide Spear-phishing Campaigns

Russian FSB Cyber Actor Star Blizzard Continues Worldwide Spear-phishing Campaigns

The Russia-based actor is targeting organizations and individuals in the UK and other geographical areas of interest. OVERVIEW The Russia-based actor Star ...
Threat Actors Exploit Adobe ColdFusion CVE-2023-26360 for Initial Access to Government Servers

Threat Actors Exploit Adobe ColdFusion CVE-2023-26360 for Initial Access to Government Servers

SUMMARY The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) is releasing a Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) in response to confirmed exploitation of CVE-2023-26360 by ...

Cyber-security: ThreatPost

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Energy

US Energy Information Administration

Energy Information Administration News

Nuclear reactor restarts in Japan have reduced LNG imports for electricity generation

In-brief analysis February 8, 2024 Data source: Japan Ministry of Finance, Trade StatisticsNote: Others represents Algeria, Angola, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, China, Egypt, ...
Energy Information Administration News

LNG sale and purchase agreements signed in 2023 support U.S. LNG projects

In-brief analysis February 7, 2024 Data source: U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management, and company press releasesNote: ...
Energy Information Administration News

U.S. natural gas consumption established a new daily record in January 2024

In-brief analysis February 6, 2024 Data source: S&P Global Commodity Insights On January 16, 2024, a record high of 141.5 billion cubic ...
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EPA–Energy

Environmental Protection Agency

EPA New England Offers Career Showcase for Law Students

BOSTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is offering an in-person and virtual career showcase opportunity for law students to learn ...
/ EPA Energy
Environmental Protection Agency

EPA penalizes Town of Coulee Dam over $70,000 for Clean Water Act violations

SEATTLE – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that the Town of Coulee Dam, Washington will pay $70,881 for violations of ...
/ EPA Energy
Environmental Protection Agency

MEDIA ADVISORY: EPA to Recognize Charleston, South Carolina Superfund Site for Excellence in Reuse

CHARLESTON, S.C. (October 26, 2023) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host an award ceremony to recognize Koppers, Co. Inc., for ...
/ EPA Energy
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Transporation

NIST–Transporation

Standards and Performance Metrics for On-Road Automated Vehicles Workshop

Presentations On-road automated vehicles (AVs) are expected to significantly influence key aspects of everyday life. However, these complex systems can pose a ...
/ NIST Transportation

Standards and Performance Metrics for On-Road Automated Vehicles Workshop

Presentations Simulation Tools : The simulation tools (Carla+Autoware+ROS) used during the systems interaction presentation. On-road automated vehicles (AVs) are expected to significantly ...
/ NIST Transportation

NIST Leader Gives Overview of Automated Vehicle R&D to South Korean Representatives

In August 2023, representatives from NIST, U.S. organizations, and Korean organizations, including the Korea Automotive Technology Institute (KATECH) and the Korean Standards ...
/ NIST Transportation