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US Seeks to Improve Earthquake Preparedness

U.S. President Barack Obama has signed an executive order that will improve earthquake safety at federal government buildings in the U.S. Tuesday's order will not only make government buildings safer, it will speed up earthquake recovery and reduce cleanup costs. The U.S. Geological Survey predicts that more than 143 million Americans live in areas where they could experience damaging earthquakes. The estimate is double that of 2006 due to larger populations in earthquake-prone...

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