James L. Payne | Monday June 7, 2010 at 2:16 PM PDT | 14 Comments
How bad is the BP oil spill? Remember, many people make big bucks scaring you!
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Carl Close | Monday August 31, 2009 at 4:24 PM PDT | 4 Comments
The new head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, former Florida firefighter and state disaster coordinator Craig Fugate, says he hopes to steer his organization in a different direction. According to Amanda Ripley’s dispatch in the September issue of The Atlantic, Fugate wants FEMA’s role to be less paternalistic and more modest and collaborative:…
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