Category: Homeland Security News

Iran’s nukesIAEA Monitors Allowed to Service Cameras at Sensitive Nuclear Sites Published 12 September 2021 An agreement has been reached between Iran and the IAEA to allow international inspectors to service surveillance cameras at Iran’s sensitive nuclear sites and to continue filming there. The agreement, announced Sunday, averts a diplomatic showdown this week. Iran has agreed

Water securityCalif.’s Central Valley: Increased Pumping During Drought in Worsens Groundwater Quality Published 12 September 2021 Researchers, examining thirty years of data from California’s Central Valley, found that intensive pumping of aquifers during drought can speed up deterioration of groundwater quality. Intensive pumping of aquifers during drought can speed up deterioration of groundwater quality, according to

PandemicBiden Unveils Plan of Attack for COVID-19 Published 10 September 2021 Keep schools open, mandate vaccines for all federal employees, and increase testing—these are three of the goals President Joe Biden outlined Thursday during a briefing on America’s ongoing battle against COVID-19. Keep schools open, mandate vaccines for all federal employees, and increase testing—these are three

Pandemic preparednessApollo Program-Style Pandemic Preparedness Plan Published 10 September 2021 Last week, the Biden administration announced a new biosecurity plan which it likened to the Apollo program of the late 1960s. This $65 billion proposal would be one of the largest investments in public health in American history and would “remake the nation’s pandemic preparedness