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House panel blocks Trump’s effort to slash tsunami warning system

House panel blocks Trump’s effort to slash tsunami warning system

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT/WASHINGTON, D.C. – The powerful House Appropriations Committee has fully funded the Tsunami Warning Program for Fiscal 2018, snubbing President Trump’s attempt to eliminate $11 million from a system considered indispensable by North Coast preparedness officials in the event of a major Pacific earthquake. The Appropriations Committee wields power over

House panel blocks Trump’s effort to slash tsunami warning system

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT/WASHINGTON, D.C. – The powerful House Appropriations Committee has fully funded the Tsunami Warning Program for Fiscal 2018, snubbing President Trump’s attempt to eliminate $11 million from a system considered indispensable by North Coast preparedness officials in the event of a major Pacific earthquake. The Appropriations Committee wields power over

GUEST OPINION: Are we preparing for or inviting disaster?

The counties approach to surveying the public regarding disaster preparedness is important. Visit http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/HumboldtCohazmit. Even while we enjoy our homes, backyards and beaches we should be running through our checklist of what might happen if a “big one “ hits. Certainly being prepared to help our neighbors is a must do. Securing food and water

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