News Releases for Texas Loss of the Space Shuttle Columbia (EM-3171)

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Tuesday, February 18, 2003 - 00:00
Lufkin, TX -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that 660 Forest Service searchers, members of the Southern Area Incident Command Blue Team, are on the ground walking in...
Monday, February 17, 2003 - 00:00
Lufkin, TX - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has issued a release requesting farmers and ranchers in...
Sunday, February 16, 2003 - 00:00
Lufkin, TX - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced today a request from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) asking area citizens and landowners for continued...
Sunday, February 16, 2003 - 00:00
Lufkin, TX -- National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) recovery officials are asking residents of Anderson, Angelina, Cherokee, Freestone, Henderson, Nacogdoches, Navarro, Rusk, Sabine...
Thursday, February 13, 2003 - 00:00
Lufkin, TX -- The State of Texas is currently conducting briefings, for local and state agency officials, outlining ways for eligible applicants to apply for federal reimbursement of eligible costs...
Thursday, February 13, 2003 - 00:00
Lufkin, TX - Recovery officials are asking residents of Henderson, Ellis, Johnson, Hood, Parker, Navarro, Throckmorton, Stephens, Young, Stonewall, Palo Pinto, Haskell and Shackelford to report any...
Thursday, February 13, 2003 - 00:00
Lufkin, TX - The emotional consequences of any tragedy can be far reaching and long lasting. Stress can surface in many forms, and may even appear weeks or months after the traumatic event...
Thursday, February 13, 2003 - 00:00
Lufkin, TX - Citizens who sustained property damage due to the breakup of the Space Shuttle Columbia and plan to seek reimbursement may file a damage claim with one of three offices of the National...
Wednesday, February 12, 2003 - 00:00
Lufkin, TX -- Recovery officials have begun a series of meetings to explain to local and state agency officials how to apply for federal reimbursement of eligible costs incurred in responding to the...
Wednesday, February 12, 2003 - 00:00
Lufkin, TX -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues to work with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA...
Monday, February 10, 2003 - 00:00
Lufkin, TX -- Space shuttle Columbia search officials expressed their appreciation Monday to the countless Texas residents who found and reported shuttle material. At the same time, they issued a...
Sunday, February 9, 2003 - 00:00
Lufkin, TX -- Federal and state agencies involved in the ongoing search, find, and secure activities have received many offers of volunteers and donations to help those working to...
Saturday, February 8, 2003 - 00:00
Lufkin, TX -- As the footprint of material from the space shuttle Columbia becomes better defined with each day of search, find and secure operations, the investigation gains information to use in...
Saturday, February 8, 2003 - 00:00
Lufkin, TX -- While nearly ten million Texans live beneath the flight path of stricken space shuttle Columbia, no injuries have yet to be confirmed as a result of materials that fell over a general...
Friday, February 7, 2003 - 00:00
Lufkin, TX -- The search for Columbia shuttle material continued at full strength today as a cold rain lessened and sky conditions improved across the search area, Michael Brown, deputy director of...
Thursday, February 6, 2003 - 00:00
» FEMA Puts Federal Resources Into Action In Search For Columbia Debris Washington, DC -- Michael Brown, deputy director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), announced today that...
Thursday, February 6, 2003 - 00:00
Lufkin, TX -- The massive effort to search, find and secure materials from the space shuttle Columbia will continue despite cold temperatures and a steady rain across much of the search area, Deputy...
Thursday, February 6, 2003 - 00:00
Lufkin, TX -- Recovery officials asked today that citizens in Throckmorton, Shackelford, Stephens, Young, Palo Pinto, Hood and Erath counties look for shuttle materials and report locations to local...
Wednesday, February 5, 2003 - 00:00
The following guidelines are designed to assist public service personnel to determine when and how to collect and document space shuttle material. If the material is less than 18 inches in length...
Wednesday, February 5, 2003 - 00:00
Lufkin, TX -- Federal and state officials today released guidelines for local government and other agency officials to allow trained first responders to assist with picking up non-hazardous Columbia...

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