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The rush to rebuild: Local reaction to disasters perpetuates a vicious cycle and sacrifices safety

The truism that things only change after a disaster is once again proved false. While it is comforting to believe that following the destruction of thousands of homes – in northern California, in southern Oregon, in the Front Range of Colorado – that rebuilding will happen carefully, with all precautions against future wildfires put in place, it simply isn’t happening. Why not?
A recent op-ed by…

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