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GAO: First Responders' Detection of Hazardous Releases Inadequate

GAO: First Responders' Detection of Hazardous Releases Inadequate

WASHINGTON, DC, July 3, 2008 (ENS) – More than six years after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, local first responders do not have tools to accurately and quickly identify the release of chemical, biological, radiological, or nuclear materials in an urban environment, according to a new report issued by the Government Accountability Office,…

First U.S. Climate Emissions Control Bill Heads to Senate Floor

First U.S. Climate Emissions Control Bill Heads to Senate Floor

WASHINGTON, DC, December 6, 2007 (ENS) – A Senate committee approved a landmark global warming bill Wednesday night, calling on the nation to cut greenhouse gas emissions some 70 percent by 2050. Although the measure faces an uphill battle in the full Senate, proponents say the vote signals a growing consensus within Congress and among…