Volcano and Landslide Provisions in Title X of S. 1460, the Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017

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This report discusses a proposed volcano early warning system and a landslide hazards reduction program that would both be administered by the USGS. Provisions of the law that would create the system and volcanoes on the high priority watch-list are described.

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Folger, Peter November 21, 2017.

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  • Main Title: Volcano and Landslide Provisions in Title X of S. 1460, the Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017
  • Series Title: CRS Insight

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This report discusses a proposed volcano early warning system and a landslide hazards reduction program that would both be administered by the USGS. Provisions of the law that would create the system and volcanoes on the high priority watch-list are described.

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Folger, Peter. Volcano and Landslide Provisions in Title X of S. 1460, the Energy and Natural Resources Act of 2017, report, November 21, 2017; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1043279/: accessed September 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.