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Secretary Salazar Speaking on Recovery Funds for Earthquake Networks

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Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced the U.S. Geological Survey will fund $29.4 million in earthquake network upgrades nationwide through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Salazar made the announcement at a press conference in San Francisco behind the Ferry Building overlooking the Bay Bridge, which was heavily damaged by the Loma Prieta earthquake of 1989. Pictured left to right: Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-16th CA), Jackie Speier (D-12th CA), Secretary Salazar, and Rep Grace Napolitano (D-38th CA) at a press conference to announce recovery act funding in San Francisco.


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