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Governing Through a Disaster Article
A gas main burns even as water from broken water mains flood a portion of Balboa Blvd. in Los Angeles Monday morning, Jan. 17, 1994. (AP/Lenny Ignelzi)

Governing Through a Disaster

Kate Gordon and John Emerson outline three key lessons from the 1994 Northridge Earthquake that can guide the BP response and actions in future disasters.

Kate Gordon, John Emerson