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Fri, 2016-11-18 01:42 PM
DALLAS Nov. 17, 2016 Mouser Electronics Inc., together with Easy Aerial Inc. and celebrity engineer Grant Imahara today launched its newest series in the Empowering Innovation Together™ program. The...
Thu, 2016-11-17 01:53 AM
ROME, NY Nov. 15, 2016 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) demonstrated for the first time how its suite of optionally-piloted helicopters and small unmanned aerial systems can work together to successfully...
Thu, 2016-11-17 01:31 AM
LONDON Nov. 16, 2016 Stories of dedication, selflessness, innovation, courage and bravery dominated the events held in Washington D.C., USA and Lisbon, Portugal yesterday when the winners of the...
Wed, 2016-11-16 02:37 AM
CHARLOTTE, MI Nov. 15, 2016 The pinnacle of safety, engineering excellence and speed-to-market becomes a reality today as Spartan Emergency Response ("Spartan"), a business unit of Spartan Motors,...
Wed, 2016-11-16 02:32 AM
SEDALIA, MO Nov. 15, 2016 The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) was created by Congress in 2012 to establish a nationwide broadband network for public safety. The final recommendation of...
Wed, 2016-11-16 01:48 AM
NORFOLK, VA Nov. 14, 2016 Norfolk Southern Corporation's safety train rolled into Slidell, La., last week, hosting 143 area emergency responders who received advanced training in safely handling...
Tue, 2016-11-15 07:12 AM
LOS ANGELES Nov. 14, 2016 Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) announced today that it has completed demonstration testing of new gas detection sensors employing its Advanced Meter...
Mon, 2016-11-14 06:47 AM
CHATHAM, NJ Nov. 14, 2016 Today Desktop Alert Inc. the 2016 Government Security News 1st Place Winner for America’s Homeland Security Airport, Seaport and Border Security mass notification...
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WASHINGTON Nov. 10, 2016 NASA is set to launch its first Earth science small satellite constellation, which will help improve hurricane intensity, track, and storm surge forecasts, on Dec. 12 from...
Mon, 2016-11-14 02:49 AM
MANASSAS, VA Nov. 10, 2016 Aurora Flight Sciences continues to break ground on the development of advanced autonomous capabilities for vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) systems. Aurora's work on...
Thu, 2016-11-10 11:07 PM
SECAUCUS, NJ Nov. 10, 2016 Send Word Now®, the leading worldwide provider of emergency notification and critical communications services, announced today its award of U.S. patent no. 9,485,643. The...
Wed, 2016-11-09 09:48 AM
By Nelson Daza GSN Guest Columnist 

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Grants Pass, OR, March 27 – California’s ongoing worst ever drought, and the recent record breaking winter blizzards in Boston and the U.S. Northeast, are both manifestations of the same global climate change patterns. Earth warming global atmosphere is creating changes in the atmosphere’s “energy balance,” according to L. DeWayne Cecil, PhD, historical climatologist and former NASA researcher. The result is not only a warmer and dryer global climate but also greater and more frequent climatic extremes, including the recent Boston blizzards.
Representing experts dedicated to ensuring the safety and security of the nation’s more than 87,000 dams, the Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) applauds Senator Bernard Sanders of Vermont for introducing a bill that will get the nation closer to alleviating the public safety risk of over 2,000 dams that are the most “at-risk,” while providing a continuation of the vital benefits that dams serve for the public and their owners.
Seven of the nation's top scientific societies have joined over 200 distinguished climate and natural resource scientists to urge the Obama Administration to speed up its transition out of old-growth logging in the Tongass National Forest in southeast Alaska.
The Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) has applauded the signing of H.R. 4007, the “Protecting and Securing Chemical Facilities from Terrorist Attacks Act of 2014” into law Thursday. The final version of the bill, which passed the U.S.
 

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