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Like a Good Boy Scout, We’re Always Prepared

Diane Screnci
Senior Public Affairs Officer
Region I
 

Because emergency preparedness is so important to the agency’s mission, the NRC has requirements to ensure nuclear power plant operators — and the NRC staff — are prepared to respond to events. 373 more words

NRC

Resilience NEWS

Ten dead and more than 100 missing after monsoon mudslide buries Indian village

Ten people were killed and more than 170 are feared trapped after an entire village was buried in a monsoon mudslide in Western India on Wednesday. 474 more words

SI woman reunites with her wedding dress after Hurricane Sandy disaster

STATEN ISLAND (PIX11)–Nicole Pagliaro’s wedding dress was the only item inside Staten Island’s South Beach Dry Cleaners to withstand Hurricane Sandy. But Nicole had no idea. 237 more words

News

Breaking news in the social age is a mess. Can Grasswire help stop the spread of misinformation?

From Reddit’s catastrophic witch hunt in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing to the deluge of fake images and reports during Hurricane Sandy, social media has turned every breaking news event into a playground of misinformation. 891 more words

Tech

Woman Spots Wedding Dress Given Up For Lost During Hurricane Sandy In Dry Cleaner’s Window

When Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast in the fall of 2012, a Staten Island woman who had her wedding dress at a local dry cleaners figured her gown was gone — the store was destroyed and has been closed for almost two years. 364 more words

Hurricane Sandy Debris in Roxbury

The Fenimore Landfill in Roxbury, NJ was one of several sites that received part of the 9 million cubic yards of debris left in Hurricane Sandy’s wake. 616 more words

C&D Waste