"… t on regulations and green energy], you can be,” says Norbert Reithofer, chairman and CEO of BMW Group, which operates a joint venture with the Chinese au …"
"… partment of Natural Resources. Natural gas filtered into the aquifer, and crude oil floated to the top of the sinkhole, about a third of a mile from the neare …"
"… fficials feared explosion hazards and “potentially toxic constituents of crude oil and other hydrocarbons,” though the state said continuous monitoring has …"
"… ad created a pathway to the nearby groundwater aquifer and the surface for crude oil and natural gas which had been confined in a hydrocarbon-bearing layer,” …"
"… hed the lower explosive limits,” Louisiana officials say. Concerned that crude oil and saltwater could spread to surface waters, the state ordered a containm …"
"… cluding the offsets, in order to speed the process along.Arkansas Democrat Mark Pryor and Missouri Democrat Claire McCaskill both backed the Democratic proposal …"
"… gency workers. Five years later, the agency’s internal watchdog says the Federal Emergency Management Agency still has improvements to make.“Despite the important role of individual …"
"… ushing for immigration reform, and he mentioned the government response to Hurricane Katrina, though he stopped short of calling it a mistake.He recognized, additional …"
"… ps to continue this transformation.” …"
"… nment Accountability Office (GAO) warned in 2008. As of December 2007, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which oversees NFIP, still owed $17.3 billion against the loans it took f …"
"… gates that surrounded New Orleans might not withstand a storm as strong as Hurricane Katrina. Despite this, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers neglected to update a syst …"
"… As John McQuaid reported in City Adrift, the Center’s investigation into Hurricane Katrina, federal and state panels traced, respectively, 70 percent and 88 percent …"
"… but nothing seems to work.” In response to a request for comment, a FEMA spokeswoman sent a statement that read, “FEMA neither knowingly, nor willingly, purc …"
"… SBA, however, never considered how it would react to an event the size of Hurricane Katrina, which was followed within the next 60 days by Hurricanes Rita and Wilma. …"