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Hurricane Aid Package Includes Poison Pills By Rob Moore – NRDC.org – January 10, 2018 The U.S. Senate must act on a supplemental disaster aid package for areas affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria and the wildfires in the … Continue reading

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Opinion: The Flood Reduction Benefits of Wetlands By Michael W. Beck and Siddharth Narayan – The Scientist – August 31, 2017 The ongoing devastation from Hurricane Harvey sadly reminds us of the risks of coastal living. We feel deeply for … Continue reading

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Climate, Power, Money And Sorrow: Lessons Of Hurricane Harvey. By Adam Frank – NPR – September 6, 2017 I get a lot of “climate” hate mail. Whenever I write a piece on global warming, someone will email to call me a … Continue reading

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By Eileen Shader, Director, River Restoration, American Rivers, , 570-856-1128 As Hurricane Katrina rushed towards New Orleans the nation watched in horror as levees broke and water rushed in. We were even more outraged when we realized that this was … Continue reading

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Out of Sandy, Lessons in Helping Coastal Marshes Recover from Storms By Ashley Braun – NOAA’s Response and Restoration Blog – October 3, 2014 Boats capsized in a sea of grass. Tall trees and power lines toppled over. A dark … Continue reading

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Press Release: USDA Offers Hurricane Sandy Victims a New Opportunity to Enroll Land into Easements Contact: Sarah Maxwell – USDA– January 27, 2014 The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will accept applications for easements from landowners who want to enroll … Continue reading

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Post Sandy, Wetlands Could Help Shore Up NYC’s Defense By Marit Larson – Climate Central – November 12, 2012In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the discussion of how New York City’s shoreline can be protected has taken on new urgency. … Continue reading

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U.S. Prepares for Hurricane Sandy, Largest Storm in Decades Democracy Now! – October 29, 2012 – Video http://www.democracynow.org/shows/2012/10/29

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Big Win for Outdoorsmen: Senate Moves to Pass RESTORE Act By Gerry Bethge – Outdoor Life – June 28, 2012 It’s been seven years since Hurricane Katrina devastated southern Louisiana, and two since the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion threatened … Continue reading

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“When you have to make a choice and don’t make it, that is in itself a choice.” -~William James Earthquakes, wildfires and hurricanes have impacted millions of Americans in recent weeks and it is easy to find numerous articles and … Continue reading

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