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Is this the death of the PLSS?

Alaska's PLSS survey is still in its infancy. Freshly placed monuments are still steaming, and some 35 million acres of state lands are yet unsurveyed — that's about the size of the state of New York. I caught wind that the Bureau of Land Management is proposing to...

source: By Jason Foose
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Methane leaks and explosions are uncommon, but they can be fatal, as witnessed in the April 2017 Firestone, Colo., explosion that killed two men and seriously injured one woman. In May 2017, the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission issued a Notice to Operators that...

source: Sensors & Systems

Looking over the initial budget of the Trump administration, we can safely say that the president and his timorous collaborators on Capitol Hill have a maximalist concept of providing for "the common defense" and a minimalist one for promoting "the general welfare," two...

source: Inside GNSS

Raytheon Company has launched its GEO 6 satellite payload into orbit for its 12-year mission. It is the latest payload to support the Federal Aviation Administration's Wide Area Augmentation System, which enhances the reliability and...

source: GPS World

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit vacated the Federal Aviation Administration's registration rule for recreational unmanned aerial system operators on the grounds that it violates a provision of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 that prohibits the...

source: Directions Magazine

Before the FAA's Rule 107 allowing UAS use for commercial work, we waited patiently (and often impatiently) for the day when UAS would be "unleashed." Ironically, now a new class of UAS gets its power from actually being on a leash. Tethered drones use a hardware tether...

source: xyHt

A proposal to create a massive, earth observation contract on the General Services Administration (GSA) schedule, known as CIBORG would violate the federal Brooks Act and numerous state licensing laws for surveying, NSPS said in a letter to GSA. The procurement vehicle fails...

source: NSPS


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