770Jun 10, 2010
Impact of Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill, Local Officials
State and local officials testified about efforts to assess the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on the Gulf Coast regions environment and business interests, as well as their need for ...
503Mar 10, 2010
Corruption of U.S. Officials by Drug Cartels
Witnesses testified about efforts by Mexican drug cartels to infiltrate and corrupt U.S. law enforcement agencies in order to counter stepped-up border control measures.
293Jun 10, 2010
Impact of Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill, BP Officials
BP Vice President Raymond Dempsey and Daryl Willis testified on the company’s response to the oil spill and the process for paying liability claims from Gulf Coast residents.
164Jun 10, 2010
Impact of Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill, Federal Officials
U.S. Coast Guard and government officials testified on the government’s response to the Gulf Coast oil spill disaster. They focused o federal efforts to clean up ocean and coastal areas, ...
A Review of Disaster Medical Preparedness: Improving Coordination and Collaborat
This hearing assessed how federal efforts and programs coordinate with the private sector to ensure individuals affected by disasters have access to medical care. This hearing used the ...
*JOINT HEARING with the Subcommittee on Disaster Recovery* "Flood Preparedness a
The purpose of this hearing was to evaluate preparedness and mitigation efforts among flood-prone communities and responsible federal agencies, by evaluating the accuracy of the FEMA flood map ...
Earthquake Preparedness: What the United States can Learn from the 2010 Chilean
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Senator Mark L. Pryor ...
The Next Big Disaster: Is the Private Sector Prepared?
This hearing reviewed lessons learned from previous man-made and natural disasters and how to improve preparedness activities to maintain economic sustainability after a disaster strikes. This ...
New Border War: Corruption of U.S. Officials by Drug Cartels
The purpose of this hearing was to review the efforts by drug trade organizations (DTOs) to infiltrate and corrupt federal, state, and local law enforcement in order to improve their ability to ...