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Turns out the government can fine you for trashing space

Posted on AllSides October 3rd, 2023
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We are surrounded by trash, and the Federal Communications Commission is trying to do something about it.

Since we’re talking about the FCC, which regulates communications and airwaves, we’re not talking about the more well-known trash in the oceans and on the ground. This is the garbage way, way up in the sky: space debris, an ever-increasing problem thanks to all of the things we shoot up into the air, much of which won’t come back down anytime soon. Included in this category — and under the FCC’s purview —...

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