November 6, 2023

The FCC's Authority in Regulating Orbital Debris

The Space Review
Leighton T. Brown | Paul Stimers

Public Policy & Regulation attorneys Leighton Brown and Paul Stimers co-authored an article for The Space Review discussing the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) recent enforcement action in the field of space debris mitigation. The FCC's Consent Decree with DISH Operating LLC marked the agency's first enforcement action related to orbital debris requirements and highlights the growing importance of compliance in the space industry. As space activities increase, stakeholders should closely monitor the evolving regulatory landscape and the roles played by different agencies, including the FCC, in shaping the future of space regulation.

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