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#1. One effect of benefit-cost analysis is to give any respectable engineer or economist a means for justifying almost any kind of project the national government wants to justify ... Exclusive reliance on benefit-cost analysis has been one of the greatest threats to wise decisions in water development. - Author: Gilbert F. White
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#2. Floods are 'acts of God,' but flood losses are largely acts of man. - Author: Gilbert F. White
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#3. Every intervention of man in the environment around him incurs some risk as to both favorable and unfavorable consequences. Every intervention is taken in the face of partial ignorance as to what its effects will be and involves uncertainty as to the ultimate outcome. - Author: Gilbert F. White
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#4. The issue of world environment has a special kind of urgency ... The issue is one of rich peoples and poor peoples, of the growing gap between the two, and of the rich fouling their own nests. - Author: Gilbert F. White
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