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Automakers struggling to prevent hackers from seizing control of cars

...has urged the industry to set cybersecurity standards and avoid government regulation.But two Democratic senators, Edward Markey of Massachusetts and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, have introduced a bill that would force the industry to seal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-05/automakers-struggling-prev
Business news

...California and Illinois are leading an investigation into the Home Depot data breach. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Edward Markey also sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday, requesting an investigation.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-09-10/business-news
Honda quietly replacing air bags across country

...investigating. She did not know if all 2007 Mustangs have Takata air bags.Democratic Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Edward Markey have written to NHTSA saying that the limited regional recalls could risk the safety of those not in states covered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-17/honda-quietly-replacing-ai
Federal government acknowledges gaps in oil well inspections

...rules on air pollution and disclosure of the chemicals used in fracking are being strengthened.This week, Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, asked Interior Secretary Sally Jewell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-14/federal-government-acknowl
US road safety agency moves slowly when drivers spot problems and petition for investigations

...Friedman makes a second appearance in the fall before House and Senate subcommittees investigating the GM recall.Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., said during a June hearing that NHTSA "shrugged" as evidence mounted that ignition switches were causing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-11/us-road-safety-agency-move
Give cap-and-trade proposal a chance

...more valuable than the environment? Cap-and-trade is a bill sponsored by Reps. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., and Edward Markey, D-Mass. This climate-control bill introduced in April would cap carbon pollutants that are harmful to the environment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/29/let_525677.shtml
Letters
Surveillance costs taxpayers millions

...775 for the first month and $500 each month after that, according to industry disclosures made last year to Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass.Meanwhile, e-mail records such as those amassed by the National Security Agency through a program revealed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-07-10/surveillance-costs-taxpaye
SRS likely to be OK'd for tritium

...Energy's next tritium-production facility. The amendment in question, introduced in May by Mr. Graham and Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass., would ban the use of commercial light-water reactors, like the Scottsboro plant, for tritium production...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/17/tec_233641.shtml
XXX Technology
Nuclear plants not Y2K ready

...ability of a plant to shut down safely, if needed," according to a statement released by the agency. But Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass., a consistent critic of the NRC, said Wednesday that the report only "confirmed my fears about the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/07/09/tec_265315.shtml
XXX Technology
Too much is at stake to throw MOX nuclear project into jeopardy

...plutonium is not just buried, immobilized or stored ? it is eliminated from use in weapons.Critics, such as Rep. Edward Markey, D-Mass., say the fuel is dangerous, that the government has no customers for it, and that the project will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-02-17/too-much-stake-t