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2013-06-25 23:00:47

Seven new diesel generators will replace the tsunami-destroyed Satala Power Plant. Morristown, N.J. (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 The Louis Berger Group, Inc. (Louis Berger) has won a $36 million contract to help rebuild the Satala Power Plant in Pago Pago, American Samoa, destroyed in the September 2009 tsunami. The contract, awarded by the American Samoa Power Authority (ASPA), is part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s three-tiered approach to replacing the plant, which previously...

Newborn Tropical Storm Evan Causing Trouble For American Samoa Seen By NASA
2012-12-12 17:40:26

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center The date 12-12-12 may be numerically significant, but for the residents of American Samoa and Fiji in the South Pacific Ocean, it means a newborn tropical storm named Evan is causing problems. NASA's Aqua satellite and NOAA's GOES-15 satellite both captured imagery of the newborn storm's cloud cover. Tropical Storm Evan caused regional warnings to be posted on Dec. 12. In American Samoa, a gale warning and storm watch are in effect for Tutuila, Aunuu,...

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2009-11-05 09:39:46

Community-based education and awareness programs minimized the death toll from the recent Samoan tsunami, though there are still ways to improve the warning and evacuation process, according to a team of researchers that traveled to Samoa last month. The team, funded by a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant, collected data Oct. 4 through Oct. 11 to document the impacts of the 8.1 earthquake and the ensuing tsunami that occurred on Sept. 29. They examined flow depths, run-up heights,...

2006-03-18 06:28:37

By Sue Pleming PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice urged Japan on Saturday to reconsider its ban on U.S. beef sales over mad cow disease and to finalize a deal on U.S. military bases. The beef ban, a thorny issue for the United States and Japan, was one of the main issues on the agenda at Rice's meeting in Sydney with Japanese Foreign Minster Taro Aso, said State Department spokesman Sean McCormack. "The secretary asked them to reconsider...


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National Park Of America Samoa
2013-03-05 08:50:47

The National Park of American Samoa is located in the American territory known as American Samoa. The park is actually divided into three different areas comprised of the islands of Ta‘ū, Tutuila, and Ofu-Olosega. This park was legally established by Public Law 100-571 in 1988, but the land could not be acquired due to the traditional communal land system of its native inhabitants. However, in 1993, the National Park Service signed a fifty-year lease with Samoan village councils to acquire...

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