this is a good thing - sounds like it anyway. I've been on the PBGC's email list since there was once a possibility my former employer's pension plan could be managed by them.
PBCG started a pilot program in November to target their enforcement policies on businesses that were a higher risk - as opposed to all companies across the board. They did not enforce pension liabilities on 30 financially sound companies and also released some other companies from pre-existing enforcement.
PBGC's Risk-based Policy Keeps Almost $1 Billion in Pension Obligations from Healthy Companies
"By focusing on companies that pose real risk, we hope to preserve and encourage companies to continue to offer traditional pensions," said PBGC Director Josh Gotbaum.