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Purdue Professor Urges Congress To Reauthorize National Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program

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Congress is in the process of trying to reauthorize a program designed to reduce the fatalities, injuries, and property losses caused by earthquakes.

The director of Purdue’s George E. Brown Jr., Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation, Professor Julio Ramirez, spoke in favor of the National Earthquake Hazard Reduction Program during a hearing on Capitol Hill last week.