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Coal Ash Spill Highlights Key Role of Environmental Regulations in Disasters By Brian J. Gerber and Melanie Gall – The Conversation –September 20, 2018 Heavy rains following Hurricane Florence has led to the release of toxic materials in North Carolina. … Continue reading

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We’ve failed to secure our coasts — we must build resilience before it’s too late By Katharine Mach – The Hill  – June 27, 2018 As record-setting rains pummel South Texas and Ellicott City struggles to recover from another deadly … 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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Be Prepared By Patti Kay Wisniewski – EPA Blog: Healthy Waters in the Mid-Atlantic – September 8, 2016 September is National Preparedness Month – a time to take basic steps to improve our resilience and readiness for natural disasters and other … Continue reading

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