The Emergency Alert System (EAS) and All-Hazard Warnings

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This report gives an overview of issues and legislation relating to the Emergency Alert System (EAS). It includes a discussion of the EAS administration, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) weather radios, all-hazard warning technology, proposals and programs, the executive order regarding the public alert and warning system and legislation from the 109th and 110th Congresses.

Creator(s): Moore, Linda K.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: August 25, 2008
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Moore, Linda K.

Analyst in Telecommunications Policy Resources, Science, and Industry Division

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: August 25, 2008
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Description:

This report gives an overview of issues and legislation relating to the Emergency Alert System (EAS). It includes a discussion of the EAS administration, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) weather radios, all-hazard warning technology, proposals and programs, the executive order regarding the public alert and warning system and legislation from the 109th and 110th Congresses.

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17 pages.

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