Other Risk News
In response to recent events involving water-based hazards, such as the Elk River (West Virginia) chemical spill and the Oso (Washington) mudslide, this September 12, 2014, briefing on Capitol Hill discussed the relationship between information and risk mitigation.
SRA-NCAC Co-Hosts September 19, 2014, Workshop on Adaptive Management in the U.S. Federal Government
The SRA-National Capital Area Chapter (NCAC) co-hosted this workshop on adaptive management in governmental decision-making, a collaboration between SRA-NCAC, George Washington University Law School, the USDA Risk Forum, and the Environmental Law Institute.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released the third (2014) edition of its report on “Climate Change Indicators in the United States.” Free copies of the report, with data on 30 indicators, are now available in print and online.
The 24th conference of the Society for Risk Analysis-Europe will be held in Maastricht, the Netherlands. The deadline for submission of abstracts and symposia is January 20, 2015.
The Penn Program on Regulation (PPR) at the University of Pennsylvania Law School announces the launch of an international initiative to identify the attributes of a best-in-class regulator. The project team solicits your input.