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Some areas in North Carolina dealing with flooding following Hurricane Florence are also being invaded by some of the largest, most aggressive mosquitoes.
After a 29-year-old man died from an infection with what's commonly known as brain-eating amoeba, health officials are investigating the Texas surf resort he visited.
Source: Naples News
The sand was white, but the murky, brownish water at some beaches in Collier and southern Lee counties continued to keep some would-be swimmers at bay Monday
September 28, 2018 Man-made earthquakes declining in Oklahoma, Kansas, new research showsSource: USA Today
Although man-make earthquakes had been on the increase earlier this decade in the central U.S., a new study predicts a continuing decline in potentially damaging shaking over the next two to three years.
Source: NBC News
Rivers swollen from the hurricane are about to spill over — and residents are scrambling to do all they can to prepare.
September 21, 2018 This satellite image shows Florence's floodwaters polluting the AtlanticSource: CNN
As the Carolinas' swollen rivers crest, their "polluted floodwaters" are dumping out into the Atlantic, visibly discoloring the water offshore, federal experts have noted.
Rescue teams have been trying to reach hundreds of stranded people and racing against rising rivers and floods that could last for days after Florence dumped record rain on the Carolinas and killed at least 31 people.
September 18, 2018 Can Banning Privatization Keep Water Cheap, Safe, and Flowing?Source: City Lab
Privatizing a city’s water system tends to produce a dual outcome: Pipes, once rusty, get sleek; rates get steep. When water went private in Bayonne, New Jersey, local ratepayers started paying an extra 28 percent for water; and...
September 17, 2018 Labour is divided over its proposed fracking ban – Cuadrilla chief (UK)Source: The Guardian
The shale gas explorer Cuadrilla has accused the Labour party of being divided on its proposed fracking ban and of unnecessarily politicising the search for shale gas.
September 17, 2018 Florence: Duke unsure if coal ash from landfill collapse has gotten into Cape Fear RiverSource: Citizen-Times
Heavy rains from Florence caused a slope to collapse at a coal ash landfill at a closed power station near the North Carolina coast, Duke Energy says.
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