White powder in New Zealand mail incident not hazardous

Friday, Feb 22, 2013 @ 8:37am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A white powder found in the mail at a west Auckland, New Zealand, postal delivery branch was not hazardous, according to local officials.
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U.S. State Department outlines non-proliferation priorities

Friday, Feb 22, 2013 @ 9:26am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Rose Gottemoeller
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U.S. adds to growing policy regarding dual-use biological research

Friday, Feb 22, 2013 @ 9:50am by BioPrepWatch Reports

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Group of GOP senators call for Obama to withdraw Hagel nomination

Friday, Feb 22, 2013 @ 10:18am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Chuck Hagel
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Budget cuts cause B61-12 nuclear bomb delays

Friday, Feb 22, 2013 @ 10:50am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The National Nuclear Safety Administration announced on Thursday that it anticipated additional delays in the production and delivery of the B61-12 nuclear bomb because of so-called sequestration budget cuts.
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F-35 maintenance crews test working with CBRN protective gear

Friday, Feb 22, 2013 @ 11:24am by BioPrepWatch Reports

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EDA and EC to chair CBRN research workshop

Friday, Feb 22, 2013 @ 11:57am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The European Defense Agency and the European Commission recently announced that they will organize and chair a workshop to present their accomplishments in the field of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear protection research.
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Engility signs support contract with JPEO-CBD

Monday, Feb 25, 2013 @ 8:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Engility Holdings, a Chantilly, Virginia-based U.S. government services company, recently announced that it has signed a contract to provide support to the U.S. Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense.
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DARPA requests information on mitigating ionizing radiation

Monday, Feb 25, 2013 @ 8:39am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency recently released a request for information on novel approaches to the mitigation of immediate and long-term health effects from acute exposure to ionizing radiation.
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Los Alamos shelves plans to build costly nuclear testing facility

Monday, Feb 25, 2013 @ 9:06am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Los Alamos National Laboratory recently announced a proposal to cease plans to build a new plutonium research facility in favor of using an array of smaller buildings to conduct the work.
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Northern Ireland prepares for CBRN threat to June G8 Summit

Monday, Feb 25, 2013 @ 9:47am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Western Health and Social Care Trust, a healthcare corporation in Northern Ireland, is planning for the risk of a potential chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear terror attack at the June G8 Summit to be held at Fermanagh.
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U.S. National Guard says sequestration would hurt readiness

Monday, Feb 25, 2013 @ 10:11am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Frank Grass
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Department of Homeland Security evaluates techniques to attribute chemical attacks

Monday, Feb 25, 2013 @ 10:16am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Department of Homeland Security recently extended a deadline to review white papers on solutions for the identification of the nature and source of materials used in a chemical attack.
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Congress releases estimated cost of PAHPA reauthorization

Monday, Feb 25, 2013 @ 10:48am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Congressional Budget Office released a cost estimate on Thursday of H.R. 307, the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act of 2013.
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Margaret Thatcher's CBRN-proof touring bus sells at auction

Monday, Feb 25, 2013 @ 11:56am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Margaret Thatcher
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Kerry: Iranian government with nukes is unacceptable

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013 @ 8:09am by BioPrepWatch Reports

John Kerry
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Immediate Response Technologies releases new CBRN respiratory protection system

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013 @ 8:40am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Immediate Response Technologies, a Glenn Dale, Maryland-based producer of decontamination systems, recently announced the release of a new respiratory protection system to protect responders against chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear incidents.
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U.S. and U.K. advance plans to seize, destroy Syrian chemical weapons

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013 @ 9:12am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The United States and the United Kingdom have developed advanced plans to either seize or destroy Syria's chemical weapons stockpile if the country collapses further.
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U.S. assessment calls India's 1974 nuclear test a near failure

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013 @ 9:46am by BioPrepWatch Reports

A secret January 1996 U.S. intelligence assessment and research summary reportedly claims India's first nuclear test, conducted in 1974, was nearly a failure.
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Independent Scotland would be banned from possessing nuclear arms

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013 @ 10:11am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Angus Robertson
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