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Thu, 2017-02-23 08:05 AM

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SEATTLE, Feb. 22, 2017 Americans reported a home fire every 86 seconds in 2015, according to the National Fire Protection Association. But despite the clear safety risks and financial costs of home...
Mon, 2017-02-20 06:56 PM
SAN DIEGO, Feb. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Crystal Group, a leading designer/manufacturer of rugged computer hardware presents its latest innovations at WEST 2017 on Feb. 21-23 at the San Diego...
Thu, 2017-02-16 07:51 AM
ATLANTA Feb. 15, 2017 IBM (NYSE: IBM) and The Weather Company, an IBM Business, today introduced new Mesh Network Alerts technology that provides a mobile method of communicating with underserved...
Thu, 2017-02-16 07:44 AM
EFFINGHAM, IL Feb. 15, 2017 D.A.L. Enterprises, Inc. protects homes and other structures from wildfire threats with their Structural Barrier Shield. The Barrier Shields are reusable and can be...
Wed, 2017-02-15 08:28 AM
NEW YORK Feb. 14, 2017 Plan B Marine today announced the leasing of additional slips at Chelsea Pier in support of the maritime evacuation service it provides from Manhattan. "There's been a spike...
Wed, 2017-02-15 08:20 AM

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TAMPA Feb. 14, 2017 Venuetize LLC today announced it has acquired the assets of Prepared Response, Inc., the leading innovator of emergency preparedness and crisis management solutions in the United...
Wed, 2017-02-15 08:04 AM

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SACRAMENTO, CA Feb. 14, 2017 Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement today after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved both recent gubernatorial requests for...
Wed, 2017-02-15 07:56 AM

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FRAMINGHAM, MA Feb. 14, 2017 Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), provider of critical communication and data platform solutions trusted to save lives, today announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland...
Mon, 2017-02-13 11:00 AM

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By Steve BittenbenderEditor, Government Security NewsNearly 200,000 Californians received an emergency evacuation order Sunday evening as a spillway connected to a dam in the northern part of the...
Mon, 2017-02-13 10:52 AM
ROWLEY, MA Feb. 13, 2017 Shooter Detection Systems (SDS), the world leader in gunshot detection technology, will showcase The Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection at ISC WEST at the Sands Expo in...
Thu, 2017-02-09 08:17 AM

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LOS ANGELES Feb. 7, 2017 CNC Technologies, an aviation technology and wireless communications company serving the law enforcement, military and government markets, announced today its selection by...
Thu, 2017-02-09 07:57 AM

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WASHINGTON Feb. 8, 2017 Teams at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans worked overnight and are continuing Wednesday with assessment and recovery efforts following a tornado strike at the...

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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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