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Experts: Real, Growing Nuke Threat

The government must act to reduce the threat of nuclear terrorism in a major U.S. city, senior government officials and top terrorism experts are scheduled to tell the Senate on Wednesday.

 

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NRC Revises Stance on Emergency Drills

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission recently endorsed revised guidance developed by the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) for how nuclear power plants should voluntarily conduct baseline hostile action-based emergency preparedness drills.

 

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Meeting cities’ special funding needs

One of the more prominent trends in homeland security funding over the past two years has been the focus on larger urban areas. Cities are receiving funds for infrastructure protection, interoperability and homeland security, among many other purposes, and the Implementing the 9/11 Commission Recommendations Act of 2007, which became law in August, promises increasing… Keep Reading

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Coast Guard Mulls Basing Options For UAVs

The U.S. Coast Guard is evaluating basing options for its unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) as collaborative flight tests with Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) using a Predator B wrap up this week.

 

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Presidential Election Means Emergency Management Funding Changes

During the last seven years, we've lived through dramatic changes in the field of emergency management. Homeland security has emerged as a peer organization, a subset of emergency management, and in some places even replaced emergency management in name and purpose.

 

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