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by Brenda Zollitsch News over the last couple of weeks has contained many stories from Texas, Oklahoma and other parts of the country where extreme precipitation events have led to flooding, in some cases at levels even older generations have … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy is front and center in the news this week and it should be.  The storm of legendary proportions has left a trail of destruction across more than a dozen states. The coastal communities of New Jersey and New … Continue reading

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As we all know, riverine and estuarine wetlands are often severe natural flood and erosion hazard areas. The photos below are from Berne, New York, where ASWM maintains its New York office. Our ASWM office in Berne, N.Y. faces Fox … 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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A little railroad engine was employed about a station yard for such work as it was built for, pulling a few cars on and off the switches. One morning it was waiting for the next call when a long train … Continue reading

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