Tag Archives: response

Oil Spill Disaster – July 26- Hearings reveal a litany of problems

Once again, we are getting the message that a series of Risky Decisions Led to Oil Spill. July 25, Wash. Post. The calamity, the evidence now suggests, was not an accident in the sense of a single unlucky or freak … Continue reading

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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 – July 24 – evacuation order reveals underlying distrust

No wonder no one trusts anyone. Here are two examples of problems: one with local public officials and the second with scientists in connection with BP. Tension Among Officials Grows as Storm Nears, NYT, July 24. The complicated job of … Continue reading

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Oil Spill Disaster – July 21

Lessons Learned or Not, NYT, July 19.  See some useful commentary on this article on the HLSwatch blog on July 21. Looks like some signs of learning from experience. Oil Majors Building Disaster-Response System, NYTimes July 21. Exxon Mobil Corp., … Continue reading

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