Wednesday, June 23, 2010

NADO Webinar: Recovering from the BP Gulf Oil Disaster - Lessons Learned from Exxon Valdez

The National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) asked us to pass along this upcoming webinar information.

Recovering from the BP Gulf Oil Disaster - Lessons Learned from Exxon Valdez

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM EDT

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The BP oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico has already surpassed Exxon Valdez as the worst oil-related disaster in U.S. history. 

As concerns continue to grow about the long-term impact on the businesses and livelihoods in the Gulf Coast region, people are searching for ideas on how to be proactive in the recovery process. What is the role of local government? Should businesses expect to relocate? How do we best manage public and mental health issues? How can we diversify our workforce? 

Drawing on their experience in the Exxon Valdez recovery process, NADO is honored to have two presenters share their thoughts on the obstacles to oil spill recovery:

- Molly McCammon, Executive Director of the Alaska Ocean Observing System and former Executive Director of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council 

- Dave Cobb, Business Manager of the Valdez Fisheries, former Mayor of Valdez, AK, former member of Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council 

The purpose of this broadcast is gather insight from one historically significant disaster to assist in the recovery process of another.

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