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'Hope isn't a strategy': How to prepare for a natural disaster during COVID-19 11.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
If a major hurricane, flood or wildfire happens during the pandemic, evacuation shelters could be dangerous and cross-state aid impossible. So disaster response experts are planning new strategies.
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The Corporate Assault on Cancer Alley Created an Environmental Justice Warrior 10.1.2020
A woman holds a small stop sign with "STOP FERMOSA" written on it
Sharon Lavigne is sick of being told by politicians that chemical plants are welcome in historically Black communities.
In the Deep South, a reenactment for the 21st century 10.11.2019 LA Times: Nation

First came the SUVs and golf carts. Then came the men on horseback.

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Small towns fear they are unprepared for future climate-driven flooding 25.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The central U.S. just experienced the most widespread river flooding ever recorded there. Flood defenses in major cities largely performed well, but many smaller communities were simply overwhelmed.
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Why Are Right-Wing Conspiracies so Obsessed With Pedophilia? 19.7.2019 Mother Jones
The children were being sodomized in secret underground tunnels. Their captors drank blood in front of them and staged satanic ritual sacrifices. Sometimes the kids were filmed for pornographic purposes. In total, some several hundred children were subjected to this treatment. And it all happened in the middle of a safe neighborhood where crimes were not […]
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Storm may force Army Corps to flood thousands of acres of farmland 16.7.2019 Raw Story
The Army Corps of Engineers could flood 130,000 acres of farmland in southeast Missouri by blowing up levees on a floodway on the Mississippi River if the remnants of Barry or other storms this summer dump too much rain. The Coast Guard has posted plans to halt barge traffic if necessary on the Mississippi from […]
Barry, now a tropical depression, soaks much of Louisiana while sparing New Orleans 15.7.2019 LA Times: Nation

Barry continued to soak Louisiana and Mississippi as it weakened to a tropical depression Sunday over Northwestern Louisiana. While the low-lying city of New Orleans appeared to have dodged a catastrophic deluge, the National Hurricane Center warned of tornadoes, gale-force winds and “dangerous,...

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Tropical Storm Barry pelts Louisiana, millions brace for flooding 14.7.2019 Raw Story
Authorities warned of heavy rain and possible tornadoes throughout Sunday as major storm Barry buffeted Louisiana, though there were few indications of widespread flooding. After briefly becoming the first hurricane of the Atlantic season, Barry was downgraded to a tropical storm after making landfall — but it nevertheless packed a serious punch as it moved […]
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Heavy rainfall is Barry’s real danger—and climate crisis is to blame 14.7.2019 Raw Story
The climate crisis is making tropical storms worse, experts warned as Louisiana faced flooding threats from a powerful storm that made landfall Saturday at midday. “The real increased threat from a warming climate is an atmosphere that’s capable of producing higher intensity precipitation events,” Jill Trepanier, an extreme climatic and weather events expert, told Al Jazeera […]
Barry now a hurricane as it approaches Louisiana coast 13.7.2019 Raw Story
Barry strengthened into a category 1 hurricane on Saturday as it neared the Louisiana coast, US meteorologists said — prompting millions of residents of the southern US state to hunker down for expected major flooding. At 10:00 am (1500 GMT), the storm was packing sustained winds of 75 miles (120 kilometers) per hour — just […]
Barry strengthens into a hurricane as it pummels Louisiana coast with rain and wind 13.7.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Barry strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane Saturday morning as it neared the Louisiana coast, buffeting this fragile, low-lying region with an onslaught of water and wind that downed power lines, flooded coastal highways and trapped some residents in their homes.

Early morning, the tropical...

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Barry strengthens into a hurricane as it nears the Louisiana coast, threatening millions with heavy rains, storm surge 13.7.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Barry strengthens into a hurricane as it nears the Louisiana coast, threatening millions with heavy rains, storm surge.
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Tropical Storm Barry Updates: Storm Expected to Hit Louisiana Coast Saturday as State Prepares for Flooding 13.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The National Hurricane Center said could lead to "dangerous, life-threatening flooding" over portions of the central Gulf Coast into the Lower Mississippi Valley.
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Millions in line of punishing rain from Tropical Storm Barry 13.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Heavy rains and gusty winds knocked out power on the Gulf Coast on Saturday as a strengthening Tropical Storm Barry churned a path to shore, threatening millions and testing flood-prevention efforts implemented after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans 14 years ago.
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New Orleans will drown again, maybe in the next days 13.7.2019

In 2005 I explained exactly how New Orleans drowned and would drown again, maybe in the next days.

The post New Orleans will drown again, maybe in the next days appeared first on Greg Palast.

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Louisiana prepares to be pummeled by Tropical Storm Barry as it barrels towards the gulf coast 13.7.2019 Raw Story
Millions of residents in Louisiana on Friday braced for impact from Tropical Storm Barry, which is threatening the southern US state and its largest city New Orleans with potentially disastrous rainfall and flooding. Authorities ramped up evacuations, airlines cancelled flights and flood gates slammed shut as the National Hurricane Center forecast the strengthening storm would […]
Tropical Storm Barry: Friday Update, Storm Track, Shelters, Evacuation Orders Issued in Louisiana 13.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The storm is expected to become a Category 1 hurricane on Friday night before making landfall. Rain and flooding are the biggest factors from this storm, experts say.
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Thousands flee as storm Barry menaces New Orleans, Louisiana coast 13.7.2019 Raw Story
Evacuations ramped up Friday across coastal Louisiana as the southern US state — including its main city New Orleans — braced for a potentially disastrous deluge from Tropical Storm Barry, which threatens to strengthen into a hurricane. The large storm in the Gulf of Mexico chugged towards land, bringing heavy rains, a storm surge and […]
Tropical Storm Barry Rainfall Totals: Predictions Indicate 10 to 20 Inches of Downpour in Louisiana 12.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The National Weather Service said river levels in New Orleans will rise at least two feet above the designated flood stage by Saturday.
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Like Florence before it, Tropical Storm Barry threatens Louisiana with potentially deadly rainfall 12.7.2019 The Atlantic - Matthew Ygblesias
Parts of the South, including much of Louisiana, are bracing for potential catastrophic levels of rain this weekend as Tropical Storm Barry draws near. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said the storm could strengthen to hurricane levels by Friday night or Saturday morning. But experts cautioned on Friday that the real danger associated with Barry […]
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