​NRECA, along with the Edison Electric Institute and American Public Power Association, filed comments with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in response to its proposed rule on operating small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) over people. Small UAS continue to play an important role in our members' ability to ensure the safety, security, and reliability of the nation's electric grid. Our comments explain the importance of electric power reliability, the role small UAS currently play in meeting this demand, and how changes to the current regulations can enable more useful deployment of UAS technology.FULL FILING