Natural Disaster http://wunc.org en Today Is The Deadline For April 25th Storm, Tornado Disaster Loans http://wunc.org/post/today-deadline-april-25th-storm-tornado-disaster-loans <p></p><p>Victims of severe storms and tornadoes that swept through 12 coastal counties in late April are eligible for federal disaster relief loans, if they turn in their <a href="https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/">applications </a>today.</p><p></p><p>Business and homeowners, and renters, can apply for loans of varying levels from the Small Business Association. Interest rates are from 2 to 3 percent and can be paid off over 30 years.</p><p></p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 12:55:24 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 38928 at http://wunc.org Today Is The Deadline For April 25th Storm, Tornado Disaster Loans EPA Hosts Disaster Clean-Up Experts http://wunc.org/post/epa-hosts-disaster-clean-experts <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Some of the country’s top scientists in mass-disaster clean-up are meeting in Research Triangle Park this week to talk about decontaminating materials laced with biological, chemical and radiological agents.&nbsp;</span></p><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The gathering, scheduled for today and tomorrow at the EPA’s facilities in </span>RTP<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, is expected to include about 200 scientists who design response tools and the professionals from agencies such as FEMA that use them, said Gregory </span>Sayles<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, who heads the EPA’s National Homeland Security Research Center.</span></div><p> Tue, 05 Nov 2013 10:50:22 +0000 Jorge Valencia 25265 at http://wunc.org EPA Hosts Disaster Clean-Up Experts