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Advocates: Tailings dam breach a warning for Alaska

...relaxed environmental laws for the disaster."We are deeply concerned about the environmental degradation that this man-made disaster will leave in its wake, not only now, but well into the future," said Chief Shane Gottfriedson, Tribal Spokesperson...
Just call on me: When you need a hand, local Red Cross volunteers are here

...disasters like house fires, industrial fires, mudslides, avalanches, severe winter storms and other natural or man-made disasters - all of which have affected the Southeast region in the past three years," Daku explained.The Southeast Red...
Hagel says nations must avoid conflict in Arctic

...expand military ties with other Arctic nations.He also said the U.S. will be ready to respond to any natural or man-made disasters in the Arctic, and will work with other nations and groups to protect the fragile environment.President Barack...
Hot bats, great D, and late-inning heroics

...velvet bagged Valley Liquor Crown Royals, 25-22, but the purple baggers sent the (other) State Farm to a man-made disaster, 20-2. It was not all lost for the underwriters to the (other) State Farm, though, as they got a premium...
We'll lather, rinse, repeat if hurricane takes oil ashore

...hurricanes this summer on our Atlantic and Gulf coasts? What if a natural disaster such as a hurricane meets up with a man-made disaster such as the huge oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico? What if a Katrina-like storm shoves the largest oil spill in...
Civil Air Patrol marks 58th anniversary

...operation, humanitarian and mercy flights, and missions to assist people and communities stricken by natural and man-made disasters. In addition, these busy volunteers cooperate with Civil Defense in training for national emergencies, operate...
Outside editorial: Japan's horrors make us rethink the unthinkable

...Southeast Asia? The past year alone has brought more earthquake devastation to Haiti, Chile and New Zealand , and a man-made disaster sent millions of gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico. How many times have you asked yourself in the midst...
Addressing the 'What if?' scenario

...resource in a time of need." The training is done in five one-hour modules and covers terrorism, natural and man-made disasters. "The day before (we go to a community), we look at the risks of that community," Hart said. "If there...
Study ranks Juneau the city least vulnerable to terrorism

...terrorist outcome. The project, four years in the making, crunched data from 1970 through 2004 related to natural or man-made disasters and hazardous events, including terrorism. The data boiled down to a single place-based vulnerability index...


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