Faculty in the News - Archive



Thursday, March 17, 2005

Professor Michael Greenberger

WUSA-TV, WTOP Radio, The Hill, Richmond Times Dispatch, Potomac News Michael Greenberger, JD, Professor in the School of Law and director of the University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security was interviewed by several news organizations concerning the response to the anthrax scare at a Pentagon mail facility and a Defense Department mailroom in Fairfax County. The Defense Department didn't know about the incident until almost four days after a sample was taken. Greenberger said that under a national emergency response plan created in 2003, the Pentagon should have been notified immediately and in turn, notified the Department of Homeland Security, which coordinates federal response. [Read More] [Read More] [Read More]

Wednesday, March 16, 2005

Professor Michael Greenberger

WUSA-TV - The Department of Homeland Security, trying to better focus antiterrorism spending nationwide, has identified a dozen possible strikes that it views as most plausible or devastating, including detonation of a nuclear device in a major city, release of sarin nerve agent in office buildings and a truck bombing of a sports arena. Michael Greenberger, JD, professor, School of Law, and director of the Center for Health and Homeland Security, discussed this development, a recent anthrax scare that closed three mail facilities, and a recent threat by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi to attack the United States via southwest borders.

Wednesday, March 16, 2005

Professor Michael Greenberger

WTOP Radio - Michael Greenberger, JD, professor, School of Law, and director of the Center for Health and Homeland Security, discussed an anthrax scare that closed three area mail facilities that handle Pentagon-bound mail. The two-day scare turned out to be a false alarm related to an apparent mix-up at a laboratory.

Monday, March 14, 2005

Professor Rena Steinzor

The Baltimore Sun The Ehrlich administration is proposing new water-quality standards that would allow the state to classify some Maryland waterways as too polluted to justify the expense of cleaning them up. The proposal, which is similar to rules used by Ohio, Alabama, and other states, is drawing protests from environmentalists. Rena Steinzor, JD, professor, School of Law, and director of the School's environmental law clinic, is quoted. [Read More]

Monday, March 14, 2005

Professor Michael Greenberger

WTOP Radio - The nation's aviation system remains vulnerable to attacks by al-Qaida and other terrorists who may be targeting noncommercial aircraft and helicopters, according to a confidential government report. Michael Greenberger, JD, professor, School of Law, and director of the Center for Health and Homeland Security, was interviewed live and discussed the report.

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