Posts Tagged ‘disasters’

SBA proposes higher surety bond guarantees

by Wally Northway Published: May 7,2010

Tags: disasters, SBA, small businesses

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has proposed changes, including higher surety bond guarantee limits, that will help construction and service sector firms secure larger contracts for work in areas impacted by disasters. The proposed changes include: • For a non-federal contract or order up to $5 million, a bond guarantee may be […] [...]

Forecasters see higher risk for hurricanes in 2010

by Wally Northway Published: April 8,2010

Tags: disasters, hurricanes, natural disasters, severe weather, Weather

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Hurricane forecasters say cooler ocean temperatures in the Pacific and warmer temperatures in the Atlantic increases the risk for the East Coast to be slammed by a hurricane this season. Colorado State University researchers Wednesday updated their Atlantic hurricane season forecast, saying there’s a 45 percent chance of a hurricane hitting […] [...]

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