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Claire B. Rubin has 38 years of experience as a researcher, consultant, and educator in the fields of emergency management and homeland security.
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Tag Archives: President Obama
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 [picapp align=”left” wrap=”true” link=”term=bp+oil+spill&iid=9409137″ src=”http://view1.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/9409137/first-lady-michelle-obama/first-lady-michelle-obama.jpg?size=500&imageId=9409137″ width=”234″ height=”127″ /] The White House has quietly launched an effort … Continue reading
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
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. [picapp align=”right” wrap=”true” link=”term=bp+oil+spill&iid=9156640″ src=”http://view4.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/9156640/surface-skimming-for-the/surface-skimming-for-the.jpg?size=500&imageId=9156640″ width=”234″ … Continue reading
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
An OpEd piece in today’s Washington Post explains the current situation well, in my opinion. The oil spill isn’t Obama’s Katrina[picapp align=”right” wrap=”false” link=”term=bp+oil+spill&iid=9117875″ src=”http://view.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/9117875/president-obama-tours/president-obama-tours.jpg?size=500&imageId=9117875″ width=”234″ height=”152″ /] Obama has been forced to take a commanding role in a crisis … Continue reading