The CARES act is an economic relief bill addressing the economic impacts to companies and individuals during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Public transit operators, Amtrak, other commuter rail operators, airlines and airports were provided with liquidity measures to cover eligible capital, operating, and other expenses generally eligible under those programs to prevent, prepare for, and respond to COVID-19.
In addition it includes:
- $99.5 million for the DOE Office of Science and the National Nuclear Security Administration to support personnel, equipment and operations of facilities.
- $3.5 million for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to prevent, prepare for and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.