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Change of Leadership for BP Oil Spill Response/Recovery

Allen Steps Down From Oil Spill Response, N.Y. Times, Oct. 2, 2010. Retired Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen stepped down from his position as leader of the response and clean-up of the BP oil spill on Friday as planned, transferring … Continue reading

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“Unity of Effort” recommended by Thad Allen for major disasters

Reflecting on his major role after Hurricane Katrina and the BP Oil Spill Disaster, Adm. Allen recommends “Unity of Effort.”  Allen says unity is key to tackling natural disasters such as Gulf spill, covered by Theday.com (CT). Coordination not always … Continue reading

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