Information from Mass 211 and MEMA

MEMA and BNET LAUNCH FIRST STATEWIDE CORPORATE EMERGENCY
ACCESS SYSTEM (CEAS)

Innovative Program Helps Communities Recover from Emergencies and Disasters

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) has partnered with the
non-profit, Business Network of Emergency Resources (BNET) to implement the Corporate Emergency
Access System (CEAS) in Massachusetts.While the CEAS program is active in many cities along the east
coast, including Boston, New York, Providence, Baltimore and Philadelphia,Massachusetts is the first state
to adopt CEAS as a statewide program. read more


NNSA TO CONDUCT AERIAL RADIATION ASSESSMENT SURVEY OVER BOSTON AREA

BOSTON – On April 12 through April 15, the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA) will conduct low-altitude helicopter flights around Boston to measure naturally occurring background radiation.

Officials from NNSA announced that the radiation assessment will cover approximately 13 square miles. A twin-engine Bell 412 helicopter, operated
by the Remote Sensing Laboratory Aerial Measuring System from Joint Base Andrews, will be equipped with radiation sensing technology.

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