How to Break the Cycle of "Disaster, Rebuild, Repeat"
The tragic mudslide that occurred on March 22 in the small 180-person town of Oso, Washington, is the second weather-related disaster in the space of 16 months that has touched me personally.
In the early part of my career, I was Deputy County Executive of Snohomish County in Washington state, a county government hitherto unknown to anyone outside the immediate area, the commercial aviation industry, loggers, and recreational Steelhead fishermen.
For Gary's perspective on how to mitigate the consequences of weather-related disasters such as the mudslide in Oso, check out his latest Environmental Leader article.
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