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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

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'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 ...
National Institute of Standards and Technology News

NIST's Industrial Wireless Systems Team Publishes Paper on the Impact of TIG Welding Interference on Industrial Wi-Fi Networks

NIST's Industrial Wireless Systems team’s paper, titled “On the Impact of TIG Welding Interference on Industrial Wi-Fi Networks: Modeling of Empirical Data ...
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 ...

Cyber-security

US Computer Emergency Readiness Team

Threat Actor Leverages Compromised Account of Former Employee to Access State Government Organization

Threat Actor Leverages Compromised Account of Former Employee to Access State Government Organization

SUMMARY The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) conducted an incident response assessment ...
PRC State-Sponsored Actors Compromise and Maintain Persistent Access to U.S. Critical Infrastructure

PRC State-Sponsored Actors Compromise and Maintain Persistent Access to U.S. Critical Infrastructure

SUMMARY The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), National Security Agency (NSA), and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) assess that People’s Republic ...
Known Indicators of Compromise Associated with Androxgh0st Malware

Known Indicators of Compromise Associated with Androxgh0st Malware

SUMMARY The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) are releasing this joint Cybersecurity Advisory (CSA) ...
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Cyber-security: ThreatPost

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Energy

US Energy Information Administration

Energy Information Administration News

Typical residential electricity bills could be slightly higher this summer

In-depth analysis June 13, 2024 This summer—June through August—we expect that residential customers’ monthly electricity bills will average $173 in the United ...
Energy Information Administration News

EIA expands coverage of crude oil and natural gas production with regional forecast

In-brief analysis June 12, 2024 Beginning with this month’s Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), we are including new regional crude oil and natural ...
Energy Information Administration News

Red Sea disruptions increase oil flows around Cape of Good Hope

In-brief analysis June 11, 2024 Data source: Vortexa tanker tracking dataNote: May 2024 is preliminary data. The amount of crude oil and ...
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EPA–Energy

Environmental Protection Agency

EPA Launches New Website to Improve Transparency in Permitting

WASHINGTON – Today, April 2, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is announcing the launch of a new website, epa.gov/permits, a centralized web-based ...
/ EPA Energy
Environmental Protection Agency

EPA, Congresswoman Summer Lee Kick Off Earth Month with Pittsburgh ‘EcoStewards’

(PITTSBURGH) April 2, 2024 – Today, EPA Regional Administrator Adam Ortiz and Congresswoman Summer Lee (PA-12) visited the Environmental Charter School (ECS) ...
/ EPA Energy
Environmental Protection Agency

EPA Addresses Pollution Violations Involving Hawaii Wastewater Treatment Plants, Sewer Lines

HONOLULU – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has entered into an Administrative Order on Consent with the County of Hawai’i to ...
/ EPA Energy
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Transporation

NIST–Transporation

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