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DNREC, DHSS issue new fish consumption advisories reflecting significant improvements in New Castle County

DNREC News - Tue, 06/07/2016 - 14:02
DOVER (June 7, 2016) – Updated consumption advisories for fish caught in Delaware waterways show some of the most significant improvements in fish tissue contaminant concentrations since the state began assessing contaminants in fish in 1986, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and the Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Public Health (DHSS/DPH) announced today.

FEMA to Evaluate Readiness of Pennsylvania and West Virginia

FEMA Region III News Releases - Tue, 06/07/2016 - 11:18

PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a biennial emergency preparedness exercise at the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station. The exercise will occur during the week of June 13th to assess the ability of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of West Virginia to respond to an emergency at the nuclear facility.

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FEMA to Evaluate Readiness of Pennsylvania and West Virginia

FEMA Press Releases - Tue, 06/07/2016 - 11:18

PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will evaluate a biennial emergency preparedness exercise at the Beaver Valley Nuclear Power Station. The exercise will occur during the week of June 13th to assess the ability of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the State of West Virginia to respond to an emergency at the nuclear facility.

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Large scale earthquake preparedness exercise starts tomorrow

FEMA Press Releases - Mon, 06/06/2016 - 17:30

SEATTLE – Emergency Operations and Coordination Centers (EOC) at all levels of government and the private sector in Washington, Oregon and Idaho will activate June 7-10 as part of ‘Cascadia Rising,’ a national level exercise that will simulate a 9.0 Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake and tsunami along the Washington and Oregon coast. Thousands of people, including military personnel, will participate to test a joint response to one of the most complex disaster scenarios facing the Pacific Northwest.

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Disaster Recovery Center to Close in Stafford in Fort Bend County June 11

FEMA Press Releases - Mon, 06/06/2016 - 16:53

AUSTIN, Texas – The disaster recovery center in Stafford in Fort Bend County will close at 2 p.m. on June 11.

Location:      
United Way Fort Bend Center
12300 Parc Crest Dr.
Stafford, TX 77477

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Categories: Federal News

Federal Disaster Assistance to Texas Survivors Tops $81 Million for April Floods

FEMA Press Releases - Mon, 06/06/2016 - 15:01

AUSTIN, Texas – More than $81 million in federal disaster assistance has been approved for the residents of 12 Texas counties recovering from the severe storms and flooding in April.

The 12 counties included in the April 17-24 disaster declaration are: Austin, Colorado, Fayette, Fort Bend, Grimes, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, Parker, San Jacinto, Waller and Wharton.

The deadline to register for federal assistance for the April flooding is June 24.

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Reclaim Our River-Nanticoke Series’ Eco Paddle and barbecue set for June 25 at Laurel Riverfront Park

DNREC News - Mon, 06/06/2016 - 14:18
LAUREL (June 6, 2016) – Laurel Riverfront Park will be the setting of the second-annual Eco Paddle as part of the Reclaim Our River (ROR) Nanticoke Series, a program offering monthly events, workshops, and recreational activities designed to raise water quality awareness in the Nanticoke Watershed.

Brookshire (Waller County) Disaster Recovery Center to Operate as Disaster Loan Outreach Center

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 15:06

AUSTIN, Texas – After FEMA’s Waller County disaster recovery center in Brookshire closes on June 4, it will begin operating as a U.S. Small Business Administration disaster loan outreach center on Monday, June 6.

Location:      
Brookshire Civic Center
4010 4th St.
Brookshire, TX 77423

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Monroe Disaster Recovery Center Moving To New Location

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 15:01

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Disaster Recovery Center in Monroe (Ouachita Parish), which is closing today, Friday, June 3, will reopen on Monday, June 6 at 12 noon and close at 6 p.m. It will be open Tuesday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.  On Friday, June 10 it will open at 8 a.m. and close permanently at 2 p.m.

The new center is located at the following address:

The Richwood Multi-Purpose Center

2710 Martin Luther King Drive

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Help Remains for Louisiana Disaster Survivors after Disaster Recovery Center Closes in Webster Parish

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 12:28

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Disaster Recovery Center in Minden (Webster Parish) will close on Friday, June 3 at 6 p.m.

The center is located at the following address:

401 Main Street

Minden, La.

 

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Caddo Disaster Recovery Center Transitions to SBA Loan Center for Louisiana Survivors

FEMA Press Releases - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 12:22

BATON ROUGE, La. – The disaster recovery center in Shreveport will close on Friday, June 3, at 6 p.m., and transition to a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Disaster Loan Outreach Center (DLOC) beginning Monday, June 6, at 9 a.m.

The new DLOC will be located on the Ground Floor of Independence Stadium, at 3301 Pershing Blvd., Shreveport, La. Its hours of operation will be 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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