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Federal Evacuation Policy: Issues for Congress

Description: This report discusses federal evacuation policy and analyzes potential lessons learned from the evacuations of individuals in response to the Gulf Coast hurricanes of 2005. It also highlights several issue areas that might arise concerning potential lawmaking and oversight on evacuation policy.
Date: April 29, 2010
Creator: Lindsay, Bruce R.
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FEMA Disaster Housing and Hurricane Katrina: Overview, Analysis, and Congressional Issues

Description: This report discusses the issues with the housing policies of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), particularly as they relate to the Post-Katrina Act of 2006 (P.L. 109-295) and the Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Plan (P.L. 93-288). It includes an overview of the Stafford Act sections 403 and 408 as well as a breakdown of issues for Congress and possible Congressional approaches to address the policies.
Date: August 8, 2008
Creator: McCarthy, Francis X.
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Aspects of the Louisiana Coastal Current

Description: This report is about the status of existing reduced dimensional models of the dynamics of the Louisiana Coastal Current. Local, wind-driven models reproduce credibly the flow variability during the winter season.
Date: June 2005
Creator: United States. Coastal Marine Institute.
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Labor Migration and the Deepwater Oil Industry

Description: This report is about how local residents respond to the presence of immigrants, in the ways in which migrants supply their labor and employers demand it, and in how migrants socially and economically incorporate into their receiving communities.
Date: July 2004
Creator: Donato, Katherine M.
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Strong Mid-Depth Currents and a Deep Cyclonic Gyre in the Gulf of Mexico

Description: This report is about the exploration of the possibility that the deep flow around the edges of the Gulf circulates in a cyclonic, or counter-clockwise direction. The existence of this flow was purely theoretical but this study shows that such is observed reliably.
Date: May 2004
Creator: Sturges, Wilton; Chassignet, Eric & Ezer, Tal
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History of the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry in Southern Louisiana, Interim Report: Volume 1. Papers on the Evolving Offshore Industry

Description: An historical evaluation and documentation of the offshore oil and gas industry and its impact on the economy of Southern Louisiana from its inception in the early decades of the twentieth century.
Date: July 2004
Creator: Austin, Diane; Carriker, Bob; McGuire, Tom; Pratt, Joseph; Priest, Tyler & Pulsipher, Allan G.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department