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Why Mississippi Floods Were Expected
Friday, May 13, 2011

Wide-Ranging Oil Spill Scenarios Complicate U.S. Containment Plans
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Greenwire via The New York Times

New Containment Technologies Jump-Start Offshore Drilling but Fail to Quell Oil Spill Concerns
Monday, April 25, 2011
Greenwire via the New York Times

Raising Oil Spill Liability Limits is Hot Topic at House Hearing
Wednesday, April 06, 2011
New Orleans Times-Picayune

Obama Launches BP Oil-Spill Lawsuit
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
The Street
Investigators Urge Larger Federal Risk-Reduction Role
Monday, September 15, 2008
Engineering News-Record
After reviewing 50 years of decision making on levee and flood wall construction in the New Orleans area before Hurricane Katrina, RFF water resources planning expert Leonard Shabman concludes that policymakers never intended to make risk versus cost tradeoffs: "In every instance as their choices were made, there is never any evidence that they thought, 'I am going to accept increased risk to save money."
Gaps in Aging Levees Leave DC Landmarks Exposed
Friday, July 25, 2008
Associated Press
Leonard Shabman comments on the failure to ensure maintenance and repair of DC levees.
Cosmic Markdown: EPA Says Life Is Worth Less
Saturday, July 19, 2008
Washington Post
Joe Aldy discusses research involved in determining the value of statistical life
A Little Risky Business
Thursday, November 22, 2007
The Economist
Terry Davies is quoted on the difficulty in determining standards for monitoring nanoparticles.
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