Saturday is the one-year anniversary of the massive windstorms that left more than a million state residents without power, some for more than a week. Daily Mail business editor Jared Hunt found that, despite the $87 million in damages paid after the June 29, 2012 derecho, insurance premiums have held steady. Former insurance commissioner Jan Cline says insurance reform legislation passed back in 2005 played a big role.
But here’s the bad news: a recent Governor’s Office report found “E Team,” West Virginia’s decade-old disaster management system, largely faltered in the aftermath of the derecho…the exact kind of event for which the system was created.
In other news, the controversial film “Oxyana” will be released next week. Dave has this interview with filmmaker Sean Dunne, who contends the movie is neither fact nor fiction.
- The controversial film “Oxyana” will be released next week. Here’s an interview with filmmaker Sean Dunne.