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  • Oil Spills At Sea: Better Prevention and Cleanup

    Some rare good news. Oil tanker spills into world oceans: there aren’t as many as there used to be, and they do not do as much damage as they used to do. According to the excellent newsletter of the International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation...
  • Federal Agencies Finalize Flood Insurance Rules

    Federal regulators have finalized a joint rule that amends regulations relating to loans secured by properties in special flood hazard areas. The final rule implements changes to the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973 (FDPA) as mandated by the Homeowner...
  • State Net Capitol Journal – September 8, 2014; Performance-Based Budgeting Catching On Again In States

    Budget & Taxes PERFORMANCE-BASED BUDGETING CATCHING ON AGAIN IN STATES: "Performance-based budgeting," which started to catch on among state governments in the 1990s but fell out of favor during the Great Recession, is reportedly making...
  • Governor Cuomo's Plan For Disaster Preparedness

    By William A. Ruskin At an NYLCVEF Eco-Partners Breakfast conducted at the offices of the Durst Organization on January 28, 2014, Jamie Rubin, the Director of the Governor Cuomo's Office of Storm Recovery New York Rising Community Reconstruction...
  • I Walked Out Into West, Texas

    By Stephen C. Embry, Esq. On April 17, 2013 an explosion at the West Chemical and Fertilizer Co., registering 2.1 on the Richter scale, leveled the plant and much of the surrounding town of West, Texas. The explosion was so powerful and destructive...
  • FREE Business Interruption Insurance White Paper

    Obtain your FREE Business Interruption Insurance White Paper, Business Interruption Coverage: Trends, Challenges & Solutions . The 2011 earthquakes and tsunami in Japan, twister...
  • FREE Business Interruption Insurance White Paper

    Obtain your FREE Business Interruption Insurance White Paper, Business Interruption Coverage: Trends, Challenges & Solutions . The 2011 earthquakes...