Tag: extreme weather

Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

Legislation would investigate airlines’ ability to deal with severe weather

March 17, 2023

Via: Transportation Today

Legislation recently introduced in the U.S. Senate would require the U.S. Comptroller General to investigate airlines’ capacity to prepare for and respond to extreme weather events and natural disasters. The Airline Operational Resiliency Act would ensure Congress can better understand […]

Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

California receives $631.4M to support extreme weather resilience

August 3, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration recently awarded California $631.4 million over the next five years through the new Promoting Resilient Operations for Transformative, Efficient, and Cost-Saving Transportation (PROTECT) formula program. The PROTECT Formula Program helps states and […]

Energy & Environment, Industry

Funds for climate justice flow to groups around the U.S.

June 29, 2022

Via: Washington's Top News

Fourteen environmental justice organizations from around the United States have begun to receive money under the Justice40 initiative, a business accelerator announced Wednesday. The Justice40 Accelerator said the groups will receive some $3 million for work ranging from solar training […]