Tag Archives: President Obama

Oil Spill Disaster – July 25 – the underbelly of response efforts

Is this disaster response or a political response? See article on July 25 on Politico.  White House dispatches Florida team to contain spill’s political backlash The White House has quietly launched an effort to confront the political backlash along the Gulf … Continue reading

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Oil Spill Disaster — Update on June 22

In the interest of giving all sides of the issue some air time, see Heritage Foundation report titled Stopping the Slick, Saving the Environment: A Framework for Response, Recovery and Resiliency; June 15.  Some good points in here.  But I … Continue reading

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Oil Spill Update – June 18

Latest news this am: Obama’s spill recovery chief will be part-time.  Yesterday, I noted his lack of experience with long-term recovery from disaster and today we learn he will keep his existing, demanding job. This appointment does not make good sense, … Continue reading

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Oil Spill – June 17- new people and systems for consequence mgmt.

Yesterday, I noted the two new personnel changes (see below) that were announced by the President in his major address to the nation. Although both are experienced leaders/managers,  they do not have experience with oil spill disaster recovery.  I think … Continue reading

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Oil Spill Update- June 15 -anticipating the President’s speech

An OpEd piece in today’s Washington Post explains the current situation well, in my opinion.  The oil spill isn’t Obama’s Katrina Obama has been forced to take a commanding role in a crisis he cannot control because we expect him … Continue reading

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