The newly issued amendment will allow existing school doors to be retrofitted with secondary hardware, which might include items such as a thumb-turn lock.
The standard provides requirements based on the technology used in energy storage systems, the setting where the technology is being installed, the size and separation of ESS installations and the fire suppression and control systems.
The report identifies a lack of regulations governing onshore drilling safety as well as shortcomings in safety management systems and industry standards as contributing to the January 2018 accident that killed five.
The revisions stem from a four-year study by engineers and scientists to better estimate shaking from a magnitude 9 earthquake in the Pacific Northwest.
The provisions include three new types of construction, typically referred to as heavy timber.
The new rules set up classes of microgrids, define types of electric power generation they can use and seek to clarify the role of utilities and municipalities.
A report prepared for police investigating the fire that killed 71 people found deficiencies in the installation of windows, cavity barriers and cladding systems, and their failure to meet building regulations.
The MOU is intended to help accelerate development and deployment of technical standards for autonomous vehicles as well as related control systems.
The FERC's final rule requires each regional grid operator to revise its tariff to establish a participation model for electric storage resources.
The agency says its 20-year-old “once in always in” policy has discouraged power plants and other facilities from pursuing voluntary pollution abatement and prevention efforts.