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Published by: Chelsea Green Publishing on Jul 29, 2010
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 A clear-eyed look at what really happened on the Deepwater Horizon, and adissection o the toxic regulatory system that made it possible,
 Disaster on the Horizon
packs a powerul one-two punch – all the more devastating because it’sdelivered by an industry insider.
 Arianna Hufngton
 , Coounder and Edior-in-Chie o 
Te Hufngton Post 
$14.95 US •
Paperback OriginalISBN 9716051695 3⁄8 x  3⁄8
224 pages
Release Date: October 15, 2010Pub Date: November 1, 2010
High Stakes, High Risks, and the StoryBehind the Deepwater Well Blowout
Bob Cavnar
Disaster on the Horizon
Digital Press Kit:http://media.chelseagreen.com/Disaster-on-the-Horizon
 Wha Really Happened Ou in he Gulf?
Author Events Coordinator: Jenna Dimmick 
 jdimmick@chelseagreen.com02.229.4900 ext.120
For media inquiries contact:Elliott Bent
elliott@kseocus.com02.229.4900 ext. 112
Te Deepwaer Horizon blowou dominaed he world’s atenion or monhs, ye Americans sill lack an undersandingo he greaes environmenal disaser in U.S. hisory.
Disaster on the Horizon
is he rs comprehensive book on hecauses o he disaser by exper Bob Cavnar. He delivers
a hard-hiting porrai of indusry and governmen woefully unprepared o respond.
From inside he oil business - eld hand o CEO - Cavnar winessed he carelessness o he indusry rs hand when he was burned by a gas well re in 1981.
 Disaster on the Horizon
reveals explosive deails:
Collusion between BP and the government to hide the severity of the spill.The blowout preventer technology details – why it failed.The behind-the-scenes story of the Obama administration’s $20 billion deal with BP.How BP blamed others for their mistakes.BP’s corner cutting on safety.The risky top kill procedure.Obamas failure to take advice from industry experts.
 Disaster on the Horizon
provides a roadmap or ensuring his never happens again.
Cavnar calls ou his own indusr
orignoring saey improvemens and lobbying o end he moraorium on of-shore drilling as quickly as possible. Cavnar’sakeaways:
Technology must be vastly improved before deepwater drilling resumes. The industry had a chance to get
sared on his during he moraorium, bu delayed and lobbied insead.
Tougher regulations on deepwater drilling should be enacted--in technology, disaster preparedness, and
response operaions.
A comprehensive energy policy that creates a favorable environment for full-scale alternative energy 
developmenand conservaion.

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