The EPA says an unknown amount of a dangerous chemical linked to birth defects and cancer may have washed downriver from a Houston-area Superfund site.
By Michael Biesecker, Associated Press
Residents of Puerto Rico say the island's communities are resilient -- but that aid is coming too slowly, especially to the island’s most remote areas.
By Jennifer Hijazi
The Caribbean is facing its second deadly hurricane in as many weeks. The region's extreme vulnerability to disaster also reflects entrenched inequality.
By Levi Gahman and Gabrielle Thongs, The Conversation
As dawn broke Monday, residents of southern Florida awoke to see what Hurricane Irma left in its wake, including flooded streets and homes, crumpled gas stations and downed trees.
By Larisa Epatko
By Elizabeth Flock
Orlando issued a mandatory evacuation for all mobile home communities. But many stayed for their pets.
By Michael D. Regan
Hurricane Irma made landfall on Cudjoe Key in southern Florida early Sunday morning, bringing Category 4 winds that reached 130 miles per hour.
By Thaddeus R. Miller and Mikhail Chester, The Conversation
After extreme weather events like Hurricane Harvey, city planners need to think about the smartest way to rebuild.
By Michael D. Regan and Corinne Segal
"If you have been ordered to evacuate anywhere in the state, you need to leave right now. Not tonight, not in an hour, now," said Florida Gov. Rick Scott.
By Teresa Carey
As Hurricane Irma moves over open water toward the U.S., and Florida Gov. Rick Scott urges those in evacuation zones to “get out now,” here’s how you can help.
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