But before they could work out the details, public alarm about immigration escalated.
None are eager to appear indifferent at a time of heightened public alarm, and many share the public's concerns.
The movie is clearly created to raise public alarm about the hazards of nuclear power.
For good reasons we don't want any public alarm or any visible hunt.
There has been no coordinated effort among the agencies, except when concerns about individual pesticides have raised public alarm.
He was convicted of illegally giving information to the press and causing public alarm.
But public alarm over air and water quality has changed all that.
For the time being there was no fear of public alarm.
In any case, the finding sparked widespread public alarm.
The incident was highly publicised and caused major public alarm.