Seismic Resilience Initiative

25 April, 2018

USRC Announces Broad Support for Seismic Resilience Bill

By |2018-04-26T22:53:08+00:00April 25th, 2018|Seismic Resilience, Seismic Resilience Initiative|

Organizations representing fair housing, sustainability, design professionals, trade, business and labor are backing AB2681, which will help cities identify their most vulnerable structuresThe United States Resiliency Council today announced growing support from fair housing, sustainability, design professionals, trade, business and labor organizations for AB2681 by Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian, a bill that will help cities identify [...]

16 April, 2018

Earthquake Safety Experts Address Pending Legislation at CALBO Event

By |2018-04-17T15:57:37+00:00April 16th, 2018|CALBO, Seismic Resilience, Seismic Resilience Initiative|

How many buildings in California are at risk of failing in a major earthquake? A group of seismic safety experts spoke out recently about new legislation that could provide more accurate data about the damage that could happen when The Big One strikes. California Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian, speaking at the 56th Annual Business Meeting [...]

5 March, 2018

USRC Releases White Paper in Association with Seismic Safety Legislation

By |2018-03-06T23:06:10+00:00March 5th, 2018|Seismic Resilience, Seismic Resilience Initiative|

Growing concern over the threat of a major earthquake in California has sparked a statewide movement for resiliency and pending legislation that calls for the identification of buildings most vulnerable to seismic damage and collapse. Scientists say that stress along the San Andreas fault has been building with little relief since the mid-1800s. The [...]