Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building, SD-342Open in New Window
The Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce and the District of Columbia and the Subcommittee on State, Local, and Private Sector Preparedness and Integration held a joint hearing. The joint hearing examined our national level of preparedness to respond to a terrorist attack using a radiological dispersion device or “dirty bomb” and, in particular, at how the U.S. Department of Homeland Security coordinates with other agencies within the federal government, such as the Department of Energy and Department of Health and Human Services, as well as coordination with and capabilities of regional, state and local governments to respond to a dirty bomb attack.
MR. EUGENE E. ALOISEDirector, Nuclear & Nonproliferation Issues, Natural Resources and EnvironmentGovernment Accountability OfficeWashington, D.C.
Dr. Kevin YeskeyDeputy Assistant Secretary and Director of Preparedness and Emergency Operations, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response ProgramDepartment of Health and Human Services
Mr. Kenneth MurphyDirectorOregon Department of Emergency Management
Mr. Wayne TrippProgram ManagerDomestic Preparedness Equipment Technical Assistance Program
Dr. Thomas TenfordePresidentNational Council on Radiation Protection & Measurements