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Shake Alert Funding Approved by House Appropriations Committee for 2018 Budget

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Shake Alert Funding Approved by House Appropriations Committee for 2018 Budget

By Diarmuid O'Dea   Funding for the Shake Alert Earthquake Early Warning System on the west coast of the United States has been reinstated for the 2018 United States Budget. President Trump had omitted the 10.2 million dollars necessary for the continued development of the system in the budget he sent to Congress in April. It was the hard work of California congressman Kevin Calvert (R-CA) in the House Appropriations (Department of ) Interior subcommittee that steered the funding back into the budget. The funding will be coordinated by the United States Geological Survey which is part of the Department...

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