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Pacific Northwest Seismic Hazards, Planning and Preparing for the Next Disaster, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management of the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, First Session, May 19, 2015   [open pdf - 2MB]

This is the May 19, 2015 hearing held before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure entitled "Pacific Northwest Seismic Hazards: Planning and Preparing for the Next Disaster." From the Summary of Subject Matter: "The Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management will hold a hearing on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. in 2167 Rayburn House Office Building for a hearing titled 'Pacific Northwest Seismic Hazards: Planning and Preparing for the Next Disaster.' The purpose of the hearing is: (1) to assess the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) role in earthquake hazard preparedness, mitigation, response, and recovery; and (2) to examine the efforts of the Pacific Northwest and seismic hazard experts to reduce disaster impacts and build stronger communities. The Subcommittee will receive testimony from FEMA and leaders in engineering and seismology." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Robert J. Fenton, Jr., Scott A. Ashford, Dean, Richard M. Allen, and John Hooper.

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Serial No. 114-18
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2015-05-19
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