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Health Care, Industry

Biden to surge vaccinators, testing to hard-hit Michigan

April 9, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

Washington is surging federal resources to support vaccinations, testing and therapeutics, but not vaccines, to Michigan in an effort to control the state’s worst-in-the-nation COVID-19 transmission rate, the White House said Friday. President Joe Biden outlined the moves late Thursday […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

Reps. Graves, Capito urge President Biden to maintain Army Corps Permitting Rule

April 9, 2021

Via: Transportation Today News

U.S. Rep. Sam Graves (R-MO), ranking member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), ranking member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, urged President Joe Biden in a letter Tuesday […]


Emerging Tech & Modernization, Industry, Tech, Transportation & Infrastructure

San Francisco airport first to try biometric check-in

April 8, 2021

Via: Transportation Today News

San Francisco International Airport and United Airlines are testing SITA Smart Path, a low-touch, biometric-enabled check-in technology for boarding some domestic flights. This will be the first trial run in the country. SITA Smart Path integrates with existing industry-operating platforms. […]


Health Care, Industry

US government launches $500,000 competition to find a better mask design

April 6, 2021

Via: TechSpot

The Mask Innovation Challenge aims to find designs that address some of the issues discouraging people from wearing masks. Anyone who uses glasses, for example, will know the frustration of walking around blind as their lenses fog up. There’s also […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

FAA awards nearly $628M in safety grants

April 6, 2021

Via: Transportation Today News

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently awarded more than $627.7 million through the fiscal year 2021 Airport Improvement Program to airports nationwide for infrastructure and safety projects. The agency awarded 449 grants to 390 airports in 39 states, Puerto Rico, […]


Industry, Transportation & Infrastructure

U.S. airlines commit to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

April 5, 2021

Via: Transportation Today News

Airlines for American (A4A), a trade organization representing the leading U.S. airlines, said on Thursday that its member carriers will work within the industry and with government leaders to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. As part of the commitment, […]


Energy & Environment, Industry

Biden aims to juice EV sales, but would his plan work?

April 2, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

Dangling tax credits and rebates in his drive to fight climate change, President Joe Biden wants you to trade your gas-burning car, truck or SUV for a zero-emissions electric vehicle. Some buyers would find his offer persuasive. Yet Biden’s goal […]


Energy & Environment, Industry

Biden plan would spend $16B to clean up old mines, oil wells

April 1, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion plan to transform America’s infrastructure includes $16 billion to plug old oil and gas wells and clean up abandoned mines, a longtime priority for Western and rural lawmakers from both parties. Hundreds of thousands of […]


Health Care, Industry

Biden launches community corps to boost COVID vaccinations

April 1, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

Seeking to overcome vaccine hesitancy, the Biden administration is unveiling a coalition of community, religious and celebrity partners to promote COVID-19 shots. The Department of Health and Human Services’ “We Can Do This” campaign features television and social media ads, […]


Energy & Environment, Industry

GOP lawmakers take aim at Arizona renewable energy standards

March 30, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

As states across the U.S. West beef up their renewable energy requirements, a push to do so in Arizona has been met by fierce resistance from the Republican governor and GOP-dominated Legislature, which are looking to strip elected utility regulators […]