Actions Needed to Better Prepare to Recover from Possible Attacks Using Radiological or Nuclear Materials

Alotse, Gene
February 2010
GAO Reports;2/26/2010, preceding p1
Government Document
The article presents a study conducted by the U.S. Accountability Office (GAO) which determines the plans of the federal government in helping cities and states clean up contaminated areas from radiological dispersal device (RDD) or improvised nuclear device (IND) incidents. It explores the capability of the government in effectively cleaning up contaminated areas. It presents suggestions in improving federal preparedness to help cities and states recover from such incidents.


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