COLUMBUS, OHIO (Sept. 8, 2017) – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) today granted temporary regulatory relief from the hours-of-service requirements for drivers operating commercial motor vehicles transporting personnel, products or materials within Ohio in support of Hurricane Irma emergency relief efforts.
Hurricane Irma, one of the largest hurricanes ever recorded in the Atlantic, caused significant damage to the northeastern Caribbean and is currently projected to make landfall this weekend.
It's not only generals who are constantly fighting the last war, it is also most policy makers and researchers. After the Iranian Oil Crisis (1979/80), nearly every oil crisis study was aimed at the problem of hoarding, because in 1979/80, there were periods where inventories grew by 3 million barrels a day, a major reason for the price increases that occurred. My 1986 M.I.T. paper, "Fighting the Last War: Preparations for the Next Oil Crisis," argued that the type of hoarding that occurred during the 1979 Iranian Oil Crisis was due to specific conditions that were unlikely to recur.
The Northeast U.S. states — a vast market that generates and consumes much of America's annual electricity — is gradually using less coal to fire up its electricity plants.