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  • U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service Announces New Strategy for Improving Forest Conditions

    U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service Announces New Strategy for Improving Forest Conditions





    U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue promoting a new forest management strategy





    Washington, DC - - (August 16, 2018) - - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service (USFS) announced today a new strategy for managing catastrophic wildfires and the impacts of invasive species, drought, and insect and disease epidemics.

    Specifically, a new report titled Toward Shared Stewardship across Landscapes: An Outcome-based investment Strategy outlines the USFS’s
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  • National Transportation Safety Board says Failure of a Railroad and a City to Address Grade Crossing Hazards is Probable Cause of Fatal Mississippi Crash

    National Transportation Safety Board says Failure of a Railroad and a City to Address Grade Crossing Hazards is Probable Cause of Fatal Mississippi Crash



    (August 7, 2018) - - The failures of a freight train company and a city to mitigate known safety hazards at a Biloxi, Mississippi, grade crossing is the probable cause of a fatal crash there, the National Transportation Safety Board said in its report issued Tuesday. A chartered ECHO Transportation motorcoach carrying 49 senior citizens to a Holy Bible: John Chapter 3Holy Bible: John Chapter 3Holy Bible: John Chapter 3Holy Bible: John Chapte...
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  • Jennifer Homendy Sworn in as Board Member of the National Transportation Safety Board

    Jennifer Homendy Sworn in as Board Member of the National Transportation Safety Board




    ​Washington, DC - - (August 20, 2018) - - Jennifer Homendy was sworn in Monday as a board member of the National Transportation Safety Board during a brief ceremony at NTSB headquarters.

    The addition of Homendy means the agency now has all five board member positions filled. The board operated with four members from April 2014 to December 2017 and with just three members since January 2018 until the arrival of its new Vice Chairman Aug. 7.





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  • National Transportation Safety Board says Initial Review of Duck Boat Digital Video Recorder System Completed

    National Transportation Safety Board says Initial Review of Duck Boat Digital Video Recorder System Completed





    (July 27, 2018) - - The National Transportation Safety Board announced Friday the completion of the initial review of the digital video recorder system recovered from the DUKW “Stretch Boat 7” that sank July 19 near Branson, Missouri.
    The “Ride The Ducks” amphibious vehicle had 29 passengers and two crewmembers aboard for a tour when weather conditions deteriorated on Table Rock Lake. One crewmember and 16 passengers died in the accident.





    In this NTSB July 26, 2018, photo, the SD card is shown from the digital video recorder system onboard the amphibious DUKW "Stretch Boat 7" that sank July 19 near Branson, Missouri. (NTSB Photo)
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  • National Transportation Safety Board Determines Cause of Fire Aboard Caribbean Fantasy

    National Transportation Safety Board Determines Cause of Fire Aboard Caribbean Fantasy




    (June 5, 2018) - - The National Transportation Safety Board determined Tuesday the immediate cause of the Aug. 17, 2016, fire aboard the auto and passenger vessel Caribbean Fantasy was leaking fuel that contacted a hot surface in the ship’s engine room. Contributing to the fire’s rapid spread were quick-closing valves for fuel and lube oil that were intentionally blocked open, according to the investigation. The NTSB also found that fixed firefighting systems and a structural fire boundary failed. Also contributing to the fire and a subsequent prolonged abandonment effort was Baja Ferries’ poor safety culture and ineffective implementation of its safety managemen...
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  • U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Visits National Hurricane Center in Miami

    U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Visits National Hurricane Center in Miami



    (May 30, 2018) - - Ahead of the official start of hurricane season, which begins June 1st, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen visited the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida for an operational briefing regarding the 2018 hurricane season. Secretary Nielsen was joined by National Hurricane Center Director Ken Graham and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Brock Long. Secretary Nielsen urged Americans t...
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  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Supports State and County Air Monitoring Efforts During Kilauea Volcano Eruption

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Supports State and County Air Monitoring Efforts During Kilauea Volcano Eruption




    (May 17, 2018) - - Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published the following information:

    Honolulu - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Pacific Southwest Region has deployed emergency responders and air monitoring equipment as part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s federal response to the Kilauea volcanic eruption on Hawaii Island.

    “EPA remains on the ground assisting Hawaii and our federal partners in monitoring air
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  • Federal Emergency Management Agency says Assess Your Sheltering Needs for 2018 Hurricane Season

    Federal Emergency Management Agency says Assess Your Sheltering Needs for 2018 Hurricane Season




    (May 7, 2018) - - Today, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issued the following information: GUAYNABO, Puerto Rico – Have you thought about your sheltering plans for hurricane season? In Puerto Rico, flooding and mudslides from Hurricane María reached areas never affected before. As a result, FEMA encourages Puerto Rico residents to re-evaluate their sheltering needs. People with disabilities and special healthcare or access an...
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  • 5th Annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls Begins May 7

    5th Annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls Begins May 7

    5th Annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls Begins May 7



    Washington, DC - - (May 3, 2018) - - The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) will hold its annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls May 7-11. The event encourages companies and workers to pause during the workday for topical discussions, safety demonstrations, and training in hazard recognition and fall prevention. Deputy Secretary of Labor Patrick Pizzella will attend a national kick-off event on May 7 at the ne...
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  • Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration Promotes New HAZMAT Accident Investigation Team Pilot Program

    Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration Promotes New HAZMAT Accident Investigation Team Pilot Program


    (April 24, 2018) - - Today, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration published the following:

    In our continuing efforts to improve safety, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has produced a brochure to promote its hazardous materials Accident Investigation Team
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