The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: The Politics of Crisis Response (A) Case Solution

After the sinking of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in late April 2010, the Obama administration organized a large-scale response to contain the huge amount of diffusion through the Gulf of Mexico oil. Call of intense public attention and subsequently many critics, joined the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 response, a federal law that the crisis would soon reveal not understood – or even company – for all stakeholders . This question in two parts listing efforts of senior officials of the Department of Homeland Security, as it struggled to coordinate the actions of a variety of actors from many federal agencies (including key members of the White House Obama), the political leadership of the Gulf states and territories affected sub-state and the private sector. A case presents an overview of the disaster and rapid response addresses the National Training Incident Command (NIC), which is responsible for directing the activities of intervention and explores the efforts of the network adapter to coordinate the actions of different federal agencies. Case B focuses on the challenges facing the network card as it has tried to work with state and local agents – an effort to grow more and more complicated as the crisis worsened during the spring and summer 2010. 1981.0 cases
by
David Giles,
Arnold Howitt,
Dutch Leonard
Source: Harvard Kennedy School
24 pages.
Date Posted: February 25, 2013. Prod #: HKS739-PDF-ENG
The Oil Spill Deepwater Horizon: The answer to the political crisis (A) Case Solution

The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill: The Politics of Crisis Response (A) Case Solution
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