Search inside eBookDB

Author: John B. Stephenson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: water, safeguard, efforts, supplies, congressional, testimony, challenges, face, columbia, district, communities, nationwide, drinking, serious
Number of Pages: 18
Published: 2008-07
ISBN-10: 1437903886
ISBN-13: 9781437903881

The discovery in 2004 of lead contam. in D.C.żs drinking water resulted in an admin. order between the EPA and D.C.żs Water and Sewer Authority (WASA), requiring WASA to take a number of corrective actions. WASA also took longer-term measures, incl. a $400 million program to replace 35,000 lead service lines. Water utilities nationwide are under increasing pressure to make significant investments to upgrade aging and deteriorating infrastructures, improve security, serve a growing popżn., and meet new regulatory require. This testimony discusses: WASAżs efforts to address lead contam. in l

Author: Shirley A. Hill
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: teachers, schools, system, support, education, nationwide
Number of Pages: 64
Published: 1993
eBookDB-ID: NAP:11841

Author: Mark A. Randol
Publisher: DIANE Publishing Inc.
Keywords: initiative, background, issues, congress, report, activity, information, sharing, nationwide, suspicious, terrorism
Number of Pages: 26
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437925537
ISBN-13: 9781437925531

The 9/11 Commission cited breakdowns in info. sharing and the failure to fuse pertinent intelligence as key factors in the failure to prevent the 9/11 attacks. Suspicious Activity Reports (SARs) contain info. about criminal activity that may also reveal terrorist pre-operational planning. The Nationwide SAR Initiative (NSI) is an effort to have most law enforcement org. participate in a standardized, integrated approach to gathering, documenting, processing, and analyzing terrorism-related SARs. This report describes the NSI, the rationale for the sharing of terrorism-related SARs, and how the

Author: Mark L. Goldstein
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: piecemeal, availability, years, come, prospect, raises, uneven, implementation, wireless, enhanced, telecommunications
Number of Pages: 46
Published: 2004-03-01
ISBN-10: 0756739675
ISBN-13: 9780756739676

When an emergency call is placed to 911, prompt response depends on knowing the location of the caller. Enhanced 911 (E911) service automatically provides this critical information. E911 is in place in most of the country for traditional wireline telephone service. Expanding E911 capabilities to mobile phones is more challenging because of the need to determine the caller's location at the moment the call is made. Concerns have been raised about the pace of wireless E911 implementation and whether this service will be available nationwide. This report reviews the progress being made in impleme

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: problems, exist, certain, locations, access, adequate, current, nationwide, capacity, mammography
Number of Pages: 62
ISBN-10: 1422309630
ISBN-13: 9781422309636

Author: John E. Dicken
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: nursing, homes, tended, performing, affiliated, profit, poorly, chain, methodology, cms, special, focus, facility, target
Number of Pages: 57
Published: 2010-04
ISBN-10: 1437923143
ISBN-13: 9781437923148

In 1998, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) established the Special Focus Facility (SFF) Program to address poor performance by nursing homes. The SFF methodology assigns points to deficiencies cited on standard surveys and complaint investigations, and to revisits conducted to ensure that deficiencies have been corrected. In 2008, CMS introduced a Five-Star Quality Rating System that draws on the SFF methodology to rank homes. This report applied SFF methodology on a nationwide basis. This report determined: (1) the number of most poorly performing homes nationwide; (2) how

Author: Claudia Copeland
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: program, issues, regulatory, developments, permits, nationwide, corps, engineers, ace, army
Number of Pages: 24
Published: 2011-08
ISBN-10: 1437985122
ISBN-13: 9781437985122

ACE permits authorize various types of development projects in wetlands and other waters of the U.S. The Corpsż regulatory process involves two types of permits: general permits for actions by private landowners and will likely have a minor effect on wetlands, and individual permits for more significant actions. Contents of this report: (1) Intro.; (2) Background: Nationwide Permits: 1977-2007; Permit Reissuance in 2007; (3) Critiques: Mitigation Requirements; Coal Mining Activities; Fills Within the 100-Year Floodplain; Regional Conditioning; State Coordination Issues; Defining Minimal Adver
(Page 1 of 14)    First  
   Next   Last  Go to Page:
No Books found.