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"A rogue seismologist says we're spending millions to prepare for an imaginary natural disaster. Should we listen?" -- MotherJones.com article by Tim Murphy, Wed Mar. 23, 2011 3:01 AM EDT, on controversial scientist Seth Stain, author of Disaster Deferred.
Profile of geophysicist Seth Stein, Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. Stein's views are controversial, and are diametrically opposed to a number of other scientists. Stein believes that the US Geological Survey (USGS) has inflated the quake risk in the New Madrid region. Published online 9 November 2011 | Nature 479, 166-170 (2011) | doi:10.1038/479166a
US. Dept. of the Interior. Office of Congressional and legislative Affairs. STATEMENT OF DR. DAVID APPLEGATE
U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON HOMELAND SECURITY AND GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS AD HOC SUBCOMMITTEE ON STATE, LOCAL, AND PRIVATE SECTOR PREPAREDNESS AND INTEGRATION UNITED STATES SENATE
DECEMBER 4, 2007