FEMA sells Congress on disaster plan without mention of climate
Brock Long, the administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, yesterday announced a new strategic plan to better prepare his agency in the wake of the 2017 spate of hurricanes and wildfires that cost a record amount of federal dollars.
Response to 2017 storms to come under review
House lawmakers plan to resume discussion this week about the effects and lessons learned from the destructive 2017 hurricane season, the most costly year on record for natural disasters.
Scientist survey flagged as spam
The Union of Concerned Scientists' periodic survey of federal scientists caused a bit of a kerfuffle at U.S. EPA last month.
Mayors want resilience, more money in overhaul
Twenty mayors from cities along the Mississippi River gathered on Capitol Hill this week to urge lawmakers to think statistically when legislating the Trump administration's infrastructure proposal.
Bipartisan caucus adds another pair
The bipartisan House caucus dedicated to finding market-based solutions to fight climate change has added two nonvoting members of Congress.