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If you’re not heading downtown for the big 4th of July Southwest Freedom Over Texas concert and fireworks, maybe you are lighting some fireworks of your own. Fireworks are illegal within the city limits of Houston and in some parts of Harris County. There is currently a burn ban in effect for Montgomery County. Check your local Fire Marshal’s website to find out what is allowed in your area.
By Catherine Jones, Author, Safety X Change, the online community for safety professioanls
- Misuse of heat of ignition - such as lack of control of open fire and abandoned materials
- Misuse of material ignited - such as combustible material being too close to heat
- Operating deficiency - primarily leaving the grill unattended
With so much focus on health care reform last year, you might not have noticed that Congress passed a new flood insurance law. On July 6, 2012, President Obama signed into law the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, which calls on FEMA and other agencies to change the way the National Flood Insurance Program is run.