The latest from Conrad C. Lautenbacher Jr.

  • The Gulf: What’s Next?

    Now that the Deepwater Horizon man-made gusher has been capped and most of the oil declared out of action, millions of Americans are breathing a sigh of relief, and the news media and national leadership are turning their attention to other high-priority issues. Wait, not so fast! We cannot afford simply to declare victory and move on. Now is the time to study, to learn and to invest in improved systems and processes that will provide insurance for the future. What could be next, and are we prepared to respond effectively?