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February 23, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The US Coast Guard National Strike Force suspended oil-pumping operations on the stranded freighter, New Carissa, because of bad weather. Wind gusts up to 70 mph prompted the...
February 23, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced the release of a federal action plan ordered by President Clinton for the long-term recovery of families...
Texas
February 22, 1999
CHICAGO, Ill. -- FEMA Region V officials are providing additional information on the Michigan Snow Emergency Declaration. The following details will help local officials and Michigan residents...
Michigan
February 22, 1999
Note: This emergency declaration does not cover snow removal or repair costs for individuals or business owners. CHICAGO, Ill. -- Iosco County has been added to the snow emergency...
Michigan
February 22, 1999
CHICAGO, Ill. -- FEMA Region V officials are providing additional updated information on the Michigan Snow Emergency Declaration. The following details will help local officials and Michigan...
Michigan
February 22, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On Feb. 20, two passenger trains, one going east and one going west, were stopped at Havre, MT, because of a radioactive materials threat against them. The threat was phoned in...
February 22, 1999
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Federal and state disaster recovery assistance to individuals following the summer and fall storms, floods and tornadoes is almost $178 million. Another $21.5 million has been...
Texas
February 22, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The US Coast Guard National Strike Force Team has begun pumping the remaining 135,000 gallons of oil from the stranded freighter, New Carissa. The freighter has been stranded on...
February 22, 1999
» Coverage of this incident by the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board WASHINGTON, D.C. -- On Feb. 19, a chemical reaction caused an explosion at the Concepts Science Inc. plant in...
February 19, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Hydrologists at the National Weather Service (NWS) indicate that the Red River of the North and Sheyenne Basins may experience moderate to major overland and river flooding this...

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