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2012 – Sikh Temple Shooting
2012 – Sikh Temple Shooting
Aug 5 all-day
“On August 5, 2012 Wade Michael Page killed six people in a shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin.  Wade Michael Page was ensconced within neo-Nazi and white supremacist circles.  He had also founded a white supremacist band.  Page committed suicide during the attack.” (Source: New America) For more information on...
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Standards for Pathogen Detection for Biosurveillance and Clinical Applications Workshop
Standards for Pathogen Detection for Biosurveillance and Clinical Applications Workshop
Aug 14 – Aug 15 all-day
The National Institute for Standards and Technology is hosting a workshop on “Standards for Pathogen Detection for Biosurveillance and Clinical Applications”. The workshop will be held in Gaithersburg, Maryland on August 14-15, 2017. From the website: “The purpose of this workshop is to present state-of-the-art pathogen detection technologies, primarily related...
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TRB Webinar: The National Institute for Standards and Technology Approach to Resilience in Transportation 1:00 pm
TRB Webinar: The National Institute for Standards and Technology Approach to Resilience in Transportation
Aug 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
“TRB [Transportation Research Board] will conduct a webinar on Wednesday, August 16, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM ET that discusses the U.S. National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST)’s approach toward the implementation of resilience in transportation projects.  The discussion on resilience at the scientific, practical, economic, and...
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Research and Development Solutions to Water Emergencies Webinar 10:00 am
Research and Development Solutions to Water Emergencies Webinar
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will be hosting a webinar on August 17, 2017 from 10:00-11:00 am PDT on “Research and Development Solutions to Water Emergencies”. From the website: “This webinar will describe with tools and strategies that EPA provides water utilities to improve drinking water and wastewater system resiliency...
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2005 – Hurricane Katrina makes landfall near Grand Isle, LA
2005 – Hurricane Katrina makes landfall near Grand Isle, LA
Aug 29 all-day
2005 - Hurricane Katrina makes landfall near Grand Isle, LA
During August 25-31, 2005, Hurricane Katrina created a path of destruction across southern Florida, and caused devastation into parts of southeast Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama. The storm then tracked northward into Tennessee and Kentucky and points northeast from there, where heavy rainfall was the main impact of the storm. Damage to...
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