Alaska senator makes case for volcano monitoring 31 March 2009Posted by admin in Alaska, natural hazards, Redoubt, United States, volcano monitoring.
Tags: Alaska, natural hazards, Redoubt, United States, volcano monitoring, volcano politics
As Mount Redoubt rumbled its approval, Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski told the U. S. Senate yesterday that she intends to introduce legislation to improve volcano monitoring in the United States. Murkowski proposes a $15 million annual budget for the United States Geological Survey to run a National Volcano Early Warning and Monitoring System (click here for a press release from Sen. Murkowski’s office).
Murkowski points to Redoubt for increased volcano monitoring – KTUU, 30 March 2009
Murkowski seeks reliable funding for volcano monitoring – Anchorage Daily News, 31 March 2009
Jindal may not like volcano monitoring, but this Republican does – Miami Herald, 31 March 2009
Volcanoes discussed in Senate – ABC Alaska News, 31 March 2009
Murkowski to introduce bill creating national volcano monitoring system – KFQD, 31 March 2009