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RE: NEHRP News
- To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
- Subject: RE: NEHRP News
- From: "Sherman, William" <ShermanWC(--nospam--at)cdm.com>
- Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2005 09:41:43 -0500
The December 2004 issue
of ASCE's Civil Engineering magazine has an article on the revisions to agency
responsibilities, if you want to read more about it. (Pg. 10, "Policy
William C. Sherman, PE
CDM, Denver, CO
In a message dated 1/12/2005 10:57:34 AM Eastern Standard Time,
Some of you code gurus may already know this but I just read
that Congress has approved (and the President signed) H.R. 2608 which
continues the NEHRP program through 2009. However, the lead agency is
being transferred from FEMA to NIST.
Was there a reason given for transferring it to NIST? FEMA seems to
be one of the few (if not the only) government agency that puts out well
As far as I can tell nobody knows the purpose of NIST, not even the
people that work there.