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Attention Congress — Rome is Burning!

Where’s Susan Pewter when you need her? She’s that crazy bleach-blonde woman from the 1990’s exercise videos that always yelled “stop the insanity!” on television infomercials at 3:00AM. I don’t know what she’s up to these days, but I’d...

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Another Bad Report Card – Now What?

Last week, the ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) released their report card on America’s infrastructure. We got a big fat D.Years of neglect, inattention, over use, lack of resources and more have left us sailing along in a...

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Improved Security on Tap

Water utilities around the nation have improved security and preparedness and the timeliness of threat information, a new report by the sector shows.The report is the first to be rolled out from the nation’s 18 infrastructure sectors and gauges...

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A joint venture for safety

Bombay first, a private-public plan to combat terrorism, has been initiated to propose a security system on lines that the US incorporated after the 9/11 attack on the twin towers and the UK after the 7/7 London bombings.This is...

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‘Bounce back as fast as you can’

In an article for the Times of India, David Olive comments on the resiliency of top American corporations to bounce back from disaster. Olive emphasizes that returning to normal is essential to minimize the negative effects of a bomb...

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DHS Nominee Expresses Need for ‘Unified Vision’ at Department

In CQ Homeland Security’s coverage of the confirmation hearings for Governor Janet Napolitano, Rich Cooper is quoted as saying the performance from the next Secretary of Homeland Security was “nothing but net.” Cooper also bloggedRead the whole story here,...

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The Best Investment in Homeland Security

Following the 9/11 and Anthrax attacks, we as a nation were forced to make a number of investments that were not on any of our national shopping lists. We made drastic improvements to our aviation security; initiated new biological...

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Questions for Janet Napolitano

Rich Cooper appeared on In Depth, Francis Rose’s program on Federal News Radio to discuss his latest Security Debrief blog posting about tough questions he proposes asking Governor Janet Napolitano during her confirmation hearings to become the next Secretary...

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The inauguration madness

In his monthly column for The City Wire of Fort Smith, Arkansas, David Olive covers the flurry of activity inside the Beltway leading up to the Inauguration of Barack Obama, covering everything from the President-elect’s political appointments to the...

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Questions on the Safety of Water Treatment Plants

Vance Taylor appeared on Inside & Out with Randy Larson and Dave McIntyre to discuss the safety concerns regarding water treatment plants.Listen to the whole interview here

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