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FEMA Updates Its Benefit-Cost Analysis Toolkit

FEMA has recently updated its Benefit-Cost Analysis Toolkit. The Benefit Cost Tool Version 5.0 is used to perform benefit cost analysis for applications submitted under FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Assistance Grant Programs. 422 more words

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The NRC failed the American people

Today, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission formally denied the petition for rulemaking initially submitted by NIRS and 37 co-petitioners on February 15, 2012 to make modest improvements in the NRC’s emergency planning regulations. 1,040 more words

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Business Continuity & Recovery Solutions

When it comes to getting ready for what can happen one minute from normal, forward-thinking risk management is critically important. Decisions you make before one minute from normal arrives may determine whether or not your business survives. 188 more words

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EPA Posts New Updates/Training on Federal Disaster Funding Tool

EPA has posted a series of short video trainings to help introduce water and wastewater utilities to EPA’s tool, Federal Funding for Utilities-Water/Wastewater-in National Disasters (Fed FUNDS).  133 more words

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Report finds gunfight to apprehend Boston bombers endangered public

The manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects culminated in a chaotic gunfight that placed police and the public in danger because it lacked co-ordination and restraint, according to an otherwise largely positive report released Thursday by Harvard University on the emergency response to the explosions. 212 more words

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EPA WSD Hosts Preparedness Tools & Resources Webinar

EPA’s Water Security Division invites you to attend a “Free Preparedness Tools & Resources for Drinking Water and Wastewater” webinar on May 6.

DATE:  Tuesday, May 6… 95 more words

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New Vulnerability Assessment Tool is Available

AEM Corporation is offering its Program to Assist Risk and Resilience Examination (PARRE) assessment tool.  This interactive application is designed to assist owner/operator assessment teams to conduct a probability-based risk & resilience assessment of their critical assets.  55 more words

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