All Articles on Hurricane Harvey

Flooding in the author's neighborhood, Houston, September, 2019. Views
Lessons from Hurricane Harvey, for a Still-Flooded Houston
As Imelda’s floodwaters drain from my hometown, I observe a discourse around Harvey’s two- year anniversary constrained by a presumed opposition between the needs of humanity and the forces of nature—as though the two were in mortal combat.
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 People walk down a flooded street as they evacuate their homes after the area was inundated with flooding from Hurricane Harvey on August 28, 2017 in Houston, Texas. News
'Part of a Disturbing Trend of Willful Ignorance,' Say Scientists, After Investigation Shows EPA, Texas Rejected Air Quality Data Post-Hurricane Harvey
New reporting in Los Angeles Times reveals Trump administration's disregard for data, science, public health, environment following 2017 catastrophic storm
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Green New Deal Too Expensive? New GAO Report Details Hundreds of Billions in Climate-Related Damage
"The federal government must invest ahead of time to help communities prepare instead of just picking up the pieces after disasters strike."
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To Fund 'White Supremacist Vanity Project,' Trump Eyes Relief Funds Earmarked for Actual Disasters
"Siphoning funding from real disasters to pay for a crisis manufactured by the president is wholly unacceptable and the American people won't fall for it."
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Trump tosses rolls of paper towels like basketballs to victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico in 2017 Views
Hurricane Trump, Season 2
If we don’t take responsibility things will only get worse, and Trump has completely shoved his head in the sand, so it is up to everyone else now.
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An emergency crew rescues a woman and her dog News
As Florence Makes Landfall, Poorest Once More Likely to Suffer Most From Storm's Destruction
"These disasters drag into the light exactly who is already being thrown away," notes Naomi Klein
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The "President" Is A Loathsome Sociopath Doing Even More Damage Than We Knew, So Mueller Please Hurry
After the Democratic hoax of Maria. Photo by Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters It took the White House all day to come up with an ostensible defense for its sick narcissist's claim that Democrats just made up over 3,000 dead people in Puerto Rico "to make me look as bad as possible” - he was "...
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Saying Trump EPA Made 'Mockery of the Statute,' Court Orders End to Illegal Delay of Chemical Disaster Rule
"Families who live under the shadows of chemical facilities deserve safer practices to prevent future disasters."
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With Full Impact Still Hidden From Public, Report Details 'Environmental Assault' Unleashed by Hurricane Harvey
According to detailed review, nearly half a billion gallons of industrial wastewater mixed with storm water surged out of one chemical plant alone
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Harvey rescue operation News
As Climate Crisis Intensifies, $300+ Billion in Damages Makes 2017 Costliest Year Ever
Experts say this "historic and unprecedented year of disastrous extremes" reinforces "the fact that climate change is a threat to our health, and also a threat to our economy."
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