Daily Archives: October 9, 2015


Nineteen Organizations Honored for Reducing Chemical Risk 1

LENAXA, KS – Nineteen emergency planning organizations were honored by the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)/Tribal Emergency Response Commission (TERC) Emergency Planning and Response Regional Conference for their exemplary work in reducing chemical risk in the county. The regional conference includes the states of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska, as Read the full article…


CA Governor Signs Bills Aimed at Preventing Oil Spills

SACRAMENTO, CA – Gov. Jerry Brown has signed three bills aimed at preventing oil spills, minimizing the damage they cause and speeding cleanups in the wake of a pipeline rupture that poured more than 100,000 gallons of crude on the Santa Barbara coast in May. The bills introduced by Santa Read the full article…

Crewmembers continue to clean the California coastline to remove oil which spilled from a pipeline release near Rufugio State Beach, California, Monday June 1, 2015. Oil, which spilled from an onshore pipeline, resulted in cleanup efforts at the onshore site and along several miles of California coastline. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Ashley J. Johnson