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Wednesday, June 29th, 2022

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Battelle introduces PFAS contamination solution

Battelle officials have indicated the company has developed a proven solution to eliminate the source of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) contaminated drinking water. The PFAS ANNIHILATOR, which destroys the chemicals by preventing them from entering drinking water systems, stemmed... Read More »

DHS S&T aiding indoor mapping capability development

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is funding the development of a cloud-based capability aiding digital indoor mapping capability. Collaboration with Waterloo, Ontario-based Mappedin Inc. yielded Mappedin Response, which enables first... Read More »

FBI releases National Use-of-Force statistics

FBI statistics for 2021 showed that 8,226 law enforcement agencies submitted use-of-force data to the National Use-of-Force Data Collection, managed by the FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program. The agencies represent over 60 percent of federal, state, local, tribal, and... Read More »

DHS seeking 2022 Biometric Technology Rally submissions

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is seeking 2022 Biometric Technology Rally submissions. DHS S&T indicated the agency is requesting industry personnel to submit applications to participate in the 2022 Rally slated for the Maryland Test... Read More »

FEMA to assess PA, MD radiological emergency preparedness

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is slated to evaluate a Biennial Radiological Emergency Preparedness Exercise, focusing on Pennsylvania and Maryland responses. The assessment specifically involved communities around the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station. The effort calls for FEMA... Read More »

DARPA details HAWC flight test progression

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently detailed the second successful flight test of the Lockheed Martin Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC). "This Lockheed Martin HAWC flight test successfully demonstrated a second design that will allow our warfighters to... Read More »

DOJ hosts Regional Smuggling Forum and Roundtable event

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) recently joined two additional agencies in hosting a Regional Smuggling Forum and Roundtable event in Mexico City. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL)... Read More »