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Energy Department issues final critical infrastructure reporting rule for electric sector

March 17, 2020 |
Sara Friedman

The Energy Department is taking action to harmonize its critical electric infrastructure information designations with existing regulations used by the Federal Regulatory Energy Commission, in a new final rule set into go into effect in mid-May that has the support of the electricity sector.

The new rule published in the Federal Register on Monday sets up a separate CEII reporting procedure from FERC regulations adopted in 2018. The Energy Department’s process is similar to FERC’s, but it gives...

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