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This is the last of 3 reports produced by the HS Task Force. Here is the 39 page final report:  Hurricane Sandy Recovery Task Force Report April 2017.Filed under: Hurricane Sandy
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In anticipation of the Climate Change March planned for this coming weekend, see this article from the NYTimes: Climate Change is Now. You can get involved politically, and you should. Participate in efforts to persuade the administration and Congress to … Continue reading →
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Michael Bloomberg to world leaders: ignore Trump on climate changeFiled under: Climate Change
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Author:  Melissa Wiehenstroer What’s the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning? Me? I check the weather. The forecast sets the tone for my day, helps me decide what to wear, and lets me know if I shoul...
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Author:  Cassie Ringsdorf Statistics certainly tell part of this story: $5 billion in damages, 53,000 people evacuated, a river 26 feet above flood stage, 95 percent of homes affected.But the voices of those who su...
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Author:  Jessica Stapf Back when I was in college, I did a lot of community service. One of my favorite and most memorable service projects was helping out at a roller skating event hosted by a local public library...
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Fort McMurray is a lesson for the rest of the Western United States about the increase in fire danger that we have seen develop over the years as the drought in the West has continued. For a wildland fire this was very expensive due to the loss of 2,400 homes and then also the impact of lost economi...
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Tom Bossert, who has been named to be the president's homeland security adviser appears, to know "which end is up" when it comes to homeland security and emergency management. If you look at the link above, it gives a brief work history. In particular I like the fact that he has worked at the Federa...
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