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Risk Ratings and a Graphic

Study ranks Florida second in risks associated with natural disasters

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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.[picapp align=”right” wrap=”true” link=”term=bp+oil+spill&iid=9433760″ … Continue reading

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Oil Spill – risk considerations June 11

Additional concerns about the environmental and ecological outcomes.  See Spill May Harbor Unique Hazards , Wall St. Journal, June 11. “This is a three-dimensional spill,” said Columbia University oceanographer…”The physics, the chemistry and the biology action are very different when … Continue reading

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Understanding Risk – international conference at World Bank

We attended an excellent conference this week.  See the UnderstandRisk.org website for more details and to participate via the Internet. The sessions are being taped for webcast. The conference made use of highly innovative presentation options, the international attendees are … Continue reading

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