Governor Jindal: $140 Million for Volcano Monitoring… Where Can I Sign Up?

The $140 million to which Jindal referred is actually for a number of projects conducted by the United States Geological Survey, including volcano monitoring. This monitoring is aimed at helping geologists understand the inner workings of volcanoes as well as providing warnings of impending eruptions, in the United States and in active areas around the world where U.S. military bases are located, such as the Philippines…

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  1. I was actually appalled at Governor Jindal’s comments. They show a very poor understanding of disaster prevention, particularly from the top executive of Louisiana, who’s state is still recovering from hurricane damage. I know of at least a few from Hawai‘i whose outpouring of Aloha extended to actual trips to New Orleans, and other hard-hit areas to volunteer their time and resources. If this is the kind thanks we get from Jindal and gang, Louisiana should rethink whether their leader has the expertise to prepare his state for the next calamity to befall them on the horizon.

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