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Government Technology   06 December 2018   USA   Washington State  
<p>Geologists say the 20-acre, 200-foot-deep mass could continue sliding for years, if not decades, and will likely fall bit by bit into the quarry pit owned by Columbia Asphalt. It will not become a fast-moving, catastrophically damaging landslide, they say.</p> <p><br ...
SWI   28 August 2017   Switzerland   Graubuenden  
<p>Geologists say the Piz Cengalo mountain on the Swiss-Italian border, which collapsed last week causing a huge landslide in the Swiss village of Bondo, remains unstable. The dangers are preventing locals from returning and are hindering the clean-up operation. ...
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Mountain Xpresss   08 August 2016   Haywood County   USA  
<p>Haywood County Local Emergency Planning Committee hosted a Landslide Emergency Response Meeting at the Jonathan Creek Fire Department on August 4th. The purpose of the meeting was to bring together first responders, subjects matter experts, and emergency ...
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<p>Santa Clara residents met Thursday night to get an update of what the city is doing to combat the slow-moving landslide threatening residents’ homes.</p><p>The city has applied for a grant of about $1,562,713 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency ...
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<p>&ldquo;After two successful editions of the International Course on Geotechnical and Structural Monitoring (held in Poppi, Tuscany, Italy in June 2014 and June 2015) that attracted more than 200 registrants from 34 countries and 32 partners, we&rsquo;re ...
The Denver Post   26 May 2015   USA   Mesa County  
<p>One year after a landslide in Mesa County near Grand Junction that killed three people, new concerns have led officials to initiate a Level One response.</p><p>A Level One, under the Emergency Action Plan, means something has changed that requires a heightened ...
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The Seattle Times   15 April 2015   USA   Seattle  
<p>IN the aftermath of last year&rsquo;s lethal Oso landslide, the state Legislature has unanimously authorized an expanded state program to map slide-prone slopes and other geologic hazards. Equally important, the state would make that information more accessible ...
EARTH   21 March 2015   USA  
<p>Over the last year and a half, the Western U.S. has suffered a rash of devastating landslides. The streak began in September 2013, when heavy rains triggered widespread debris flows across the Colorado Front Range. Then came the tragic landslide that buried ...