President Obama signs emergency declaration and DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson meets with Governor Tomblin in West Virginia water emergency

Top Priority Sector:  disaster_preparedness_emergency_response Working in close coordination with the West Virginia Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues to supplement state and local efforts to ensure public health and safety in the emergency resulting from a chemical spill in Charleston on Thursday….

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Coast Guard continues huge post-Sandy NY and NJ water clean up

Mark Rockwell Top Priority Sector:  disaster_preparedness_emergency_response Image Caption:  Motiva spill In what one commander called a “monumental task,” the Coast Guard continued to help clear huge oil spills in waters near New York and New Jersey. Rear Adm. Daniel Abel, commander for the Atlantic area, made the remark during after…

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Coast Guard continues huge post-Sandy NY, NJ water clean up

Mark Rockwell Top Priority Sector:  disaster_preparedness_emergency_response Image Caption:  Motiva spill In what one commander called a “monumental task,” the Coast Guard continued to help clear huge oil spills in waters near New York and New Jersey. Rear Adm. Daniel Abel, commander for the Atlantic area, made the remark during after…

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