TITLE

COMBATING NUCLEAR TERRORISM: Federal Efforts to Respond to Nuclear and Radiological Threats and to Protect Key Emergency Response Facilities Could Be Strengthened

AUTHOR(S)
Aloise, Gene
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
GAO Reports;11/15/2007, preceding p1
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the effort of the Department of Energy (DOE) to respond to nuclear and radiological threats and strengthening key emergency response facilities in the U.S. DOE struggles to help detect radiological threats in the cities more quickly and measure contamination levels after a radiological attack to assist in and reduce the costs of cleanup efforts. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is responsible for preparing the country to respond to a potential nuclear attack.
ACCESSION #
27825320

 

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