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Public invited to comment on oil transportation study

Crude by rail in Washington State

The public is invited to provide feedback on a preliminary study assessing risks associated with increased transportation of oil through Washington state. Public meetings are scheduled next week in Spokane and Olympia to accept comments regarding the study and recommendations.

FEMA to review Grays Harbor County Risk Report at October meeting

FEMA Region 10 AE 12

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has completed a detailed risk assessment for Grays Harbor County to include all Cities within the County which has been summarized in a report which can be downloaded here. The risk assessment includes a detailed assessment

Great Washington ShakeOut hits 1 Million goal

Shakeout

More than 1 million Washingtonians have now signed up to participate in the Great Washington ShakeOut statewide earthquake drill, making the exercise the largest in state history. On Thursday, Oct. 16th at 10:16 a.m., citizens across the state will “drop,

All Hazard Weather Radios to be distributed at three locations in Grays Harbor later this month

Grays Harbor County Emergency Management

The Earthquake, Tsunami and Volcano Program of the Washington State Emergency Management Division and Grays Harbor County Emergency Management will be conducting All Hazard Weather Radio Programs at three locations this month. Monday, April 14th Ocean Shores Public Library – 573 Point

Hoquiam becomes 164th city nationwide to earn TsunamiReady and StormReady designation

TsunamiReady Hoquiam, Washington

The city of Hoquiam is now TsunamiReady and StormReady. Ted Beuhner with the National Weather Service attended the council meeting last night presenting the city with the award, and two new TsunamiReady signs. “On behalf of myself and all of

Quake-Catcher Network Installed in Pacific County Schools

South Bend, Washington – Robert de Groot, Ph.D. of the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC), will lead a discussion with students, faculty, and staff about his recent work during February 18 – 21, 2014 installing Quake-Catcher Network (QCN) sensors  in

Grays Harbor AHAB sirens test successful, connection issues identified

AHAB Siren

The AHAB test on Monday, January 13th at noon, was successful in activating all AHAB sirens. Washington State Emergency Management Division as well as the Grays Harbor County Radio Shop monitored the test activation. Minor connection issues were found in

Grays Harbor AHAB sirens fail monthly test – testing again January 13

AHAB Siren

The All Hazard Alert Broadcast Siren (AHAB) Test, scheduled for noon on Monday January 6th did not activate the AHAB sirens in Grays Harbor County. The test was initiated by Grays Harbor County Emergency Management, however none of the sirens

Pacific County resident honored with top Ecology award

OLYMPIA - Pacific County resident Russ Lewis is being honored with an Environmental Excellence Award for his exemplary efforts to keep Washington beaches clean and his tremendous support of Washington State Marine Debris Task Force efforts.

 

The Task Force formed to

Tsunami sirens will be part of Great ShakeOut earthquake drill on 10/17 at 10:17

CAMP MURRAY — Tsunami sirens will blare on the Washington coast for three minutes this week as part of a statewide earthquake drill.

Officials with the state Military Department's Emergency Management Division said Friday that the test will begin at 10:17