Content related to ‘Natural Disasters’

Hampden-Sydney College Energy Research Lab Begins Operations

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Construction has reached a point where the first research activities can begin while the facility’s interior is fitted-out and the exterior is finished.

The 2013 Hurricane Season Begins June 1

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With the average Hurricane Season typically having nine to 12 named storms, of which five to seven reach hurricane strength and one to three become major hurricanes, the numbers and resources for 2013 are clear indicators that facility managers need to heed this warning and prepare their businesses—now.

Lessons From Fukushima

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A third of the population in the U.S., or roughly 120 million people, lives within a 50 mile radius of a nuclear reactor. Current emergency planning rules require utilities to develop and exercise emergency evacuation plans within a 10 mile radius around reactors.