Sustainability and Security Report

Sustainability & Security Report

Sustainability & Security Report: October 2017

  • CEOs at Risk for Account Breaches
  • FEMA Refreshes National Incident Management System
  • Social Engineering Threats Highlighted by WaterISAC
  • Climate Change Costs United States Billions Annually
  • Sustainability Accounting Standards Board Releases Next Iteration of Draft Standards
  • Climate Bonds Initiative Seeks Comment on Phase 2 Water Criteria
  • Study Considers Relationship Between Climate Change, Wildfires and Soil Erosion
  • Office of Water Nominee David Ross Approved by Senate Committee
  • National Cyber Security Awareness Month Shifts Focus to Corporate Security
  • Senate Panel Considers EPA Water AA Nominee at Tense Hearing
  • Wheeler Nominated for Deputy Administrator at EPA
  • Consumer Safety Focus of First Week of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

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Sustainability & Security Report: September 2017

  • Hurricane Maria: Updates on Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
  • AMWA Supports Continued EPA Water Security Division Funding
  • U.S. Climate Alliance Releases First Annual Report
  • FBI Director Warns Terrorist Drones "Coming Here Imminently"
  • Energy Sector Cybersecurity Scored Poorly by DHS Head
  • EPA to Host October 24 Webinar to Address Continuity Planning for Labs
  • Council on Environmental Quality Outlines NEPA Process Review
  • Mitigation Funding Available Through FEMA
  • AMWA Asks GASB for Clarification in Forthcoming Implementation Guide
  • GAO Completes Report on Army Corps’ Water Storage Pricing
  • David Ross Nominated to Lead Office of Water

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Sustainability & Security Report: August 2017

  • 2016 Labeled “the Hottest Year on Record” in New Report
  • Mitigation Funding Available Through FEMA
  • US Army Corps Again Extends Comment Period for Reservoir Rule
  • Trump Administration Declines to Renew Climate Advisory Committee
  • Potomac River Sheen Incident After-Action Report and Improvement Plan Available
  • White House Issues Executive Order on Expediting Environmental Reviews and Permitting for Infrastructure Projects
  • U.S. Army Bans Drones from Manufacturer DJI
  • ISIS, Climate Change Cited as Greatest Security Threats in Pew Poll
  • Climate Solutions Caucus Passes 50-Member Threshold

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Sustainability & Security Report: July 2017

  • EPA Water Finance Clearinghouse Showcases Water Funding Options
  • New Emergency Best Practices to be Shared in August 17 Webinar
  • Phishing Increases as Bad Actors Mimic Trusted Websites
  • AMWA Joins WUCA, AWWA Urging Congress to Maintain RISA Funding
  • FEMA Guide Addresses Federal Role In Power Outages

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Sustainability & Security Report: June 2017

  • Water and Wastewater Utilities Invited to Participate in Cross-Sector Power Outage Exercise
  • NotPetya Malware Affects Computers Around the World
  • FEMA Administrator Brock Long Confirmed
  • CrashOverride Malware Cited as Threat to Industrial Control Systems
  • California Governor to Serve as Special Envoy at UN Climate Conference
  • EPA Webinar on June 14 to Address Emergency Access and Fuel Supply
  • State and Local Support Soars Following U.S. Exit Announcement
  • President Trump Announces U.S. Withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement
  • Department of Homeland Security Announces FY17 Grant Programs
  • Water Sector and Government Councils Identify Security Collaboration Priorities

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Sustainability & Security Report: May 2017

  • NOAA Releases Latest 2017 Hurricane Season Projections
  • Department of Homeland Security to Host Hurricane Preparedness Webinar
  • EPA Releases Beta Update of Vulnerability Self-Assessment Tool
  • WannaCry Ransomware Sweeps Across the World
  • Trump White House Issues New Cybersecurity Executive Order
  • National Academies Webinar to Highlight Cascadia Subduction Zone
  • One Dozen Governors Latest to Call on President Trump to Keep Paris Accord
  • S&P Global Releases Green Evaluation Analytical Approach
  • AMWA Signs Letter Questioning SASB’s Process for Developing Sustainability Accounting Standards

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Sustainability & Security Report: April 2017

  • AMWA Continues Innovation Series with Second Webinar
  • Environmental Protection Agency to Host Water and Emergency Services Webinar Series
  • Government Accountability Office Reviews Federal Cybersecurity Efforts
  • Council on Foreign Relations Examines the Possibility of a Cyberattack on the Grid
  • Article Highlights Workplace Violence Risk
  • Liberty Eclipse Tests Cyber Preparedness in Eastern States
  • Pruitt Delays Risk Management Program Changes
  • California Drought Ends; Groundwater Supplies Still Limited
  • Executive Order Rolls Back Obama-era Climate Actions

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Sustainability & Security Report: March 2017

  • AMWA Co-hosts Joint Workshop On Resilient Utility Management on May 16
  • Environmental Protection Agency to Host Webinar on Public Health Surveillance System
  • EPA Releases "Route to Resilience" Tool
  • Brookings Institute Book Assesses the State of Water
  • National Academies Highlight Ways to Promote and Quantify Community Resilience
  • EPA Publishes Fact Sheet on the Emergency Management Assistance Compact
  • Secretary Mattis Cites “Challenge” of Climate Change During Confirmation.
  • AMWA Kicks Off Innovation Series
  • New Cybersecurity Report Based on Hacker Input

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Sustainability & Security Report: February 2017

  • EPA Publishes New Sampling Guidance
  • DHS Highlights Threats From Drones
  • DHS Offers Active Shooter Workshops
  • Power Losses Impeded Gatlinburg Wildfire Response
  • FEMA Seeks National Advisory Council Members
  • Republican Elder Statesmen Offer Carbon Tax Plan at White House Meeting
  • Researchers Simulate Ransomware Attack on Water Sector (UPDATED)
  • NOAA Releases New Sea Level Rise Projections
  • EPA Releases Smart Growth Guide
  • EPA’s Adaptation Resource Center Available Online
  • AMWA Comments on Global Change Report
  • AMWA Members Receive National Recognition
  • Research Brings Green Bond Market Into Focus
  • Energy Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Cyber Threats
  • Executive Order Calls for Expedited Environmental Reviews

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Sustainability & Security Report: January 2017

  • NIST Releases Updated Cybersecurity Framework Draft
  • Confirmation Hearing Held for DHS Nominee General John Kelly
  • Groups Offer Boards Recommendations for Cyber Risk Oversight
  • Blueprint for One Water Released
  • U.S. EPA Amends Risk Management Plan Rule
  • City of Boston Releases Climate Readiness Report
  • Pruitt, Zinke Have Confirmation Hearings
  • EPA Publishes Drinking Water Contamination Thresholds for Radiological Emergencies
  • EPA Releases Guidance for Emergency Sampling and Analysis
  • “No Evidence” of Chemical Attack Plot Against German Water Infrastructure

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