EPA – The United States Environmental Protection Agency
“Weather modification commonly referred to as cloud seeding, is currently used to
increase precipitation from clouds, reduce hail from thunderstorms, and eliminate
fogs that reduce visibility, usually at busy airports,” according to the North American
Weather Modification Council (NAWMC).
Link To EPA Document: Who regulates cloud seeding and weather modification activities?
In July, 2009, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
(Obama Administration) endorsed the Weather Mitigation Research and Development
Policy Authorization Act of 2009 [S. 601], which would “establish a Weather Mitigation
Research Program within the National Science Foundation and authorize a research
and development program to improve the understanding of processes relating to
[weather modification activities].”
Link To Federal Weather Enterprise Budget (Trump Administration) FY2019