Infrastructure

Hearing Raises Questions about Legality of Mining Office Consolidation

Criticisms leveled at Interior Secretary’s decision to move OSM into BLM.

DOE Keeps Its Electricity Transmission Siting Authority

DOE decides not to give FERC transmission line siting power under the Federal Power Act.

FAA Grants Approval to Proposed Airline Slot Swap at Northeast Airports

Transaction will reshape airline makeup at LaGuardia, Reagan National airports.

Transportation Department Rule Expands Air Passenger Protection

Requirements increase potential compensation, extend to international carriers.

Washington D.C. Plans to Overhaul Its Zoning Code

Washington, D.C. seeks to promote environmental sustainability by updating zoning code.

Obama’s Plan to Reform the Housing Market

The Obama Administration explains its plans for reforming the U.S. housing market: less government involvement, more private capital.

NHTSA in Action

Agency makes announcements on automobile investigations and fuel economy standards.

The FCC’s Broadband Plan and Customer Choice

Commission plans to increase average Internet speeds for consumers throughout the country.

DOT Seeks Participation in Development of Open Government Strategy

Transportation Department aims to join other agencies in transparent government initiative.