Hurricane Lane’s rains call to mind the downpour of Hurricane Harvey, which made landfall in Texas a year ago Saturday. But the hurricanes are likely to have two very different outcomes.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
The Senate voted Tuesday to extend for four months the program that provides flood insurance for nearly 5 million homeowners and business owners.
By Michael Rios
What we know about the upcoming hurricane season, and how states -- some of which are still recovering from last year's record storms -- are preparing.
By Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press
Large-scale projects long considered essential to easing Houston's flooding woes went to the top of the area's to-do list after Hurricane Harvey inundated large swaths of the nation's fourth-largest city.
By PBS NewsHour, Frank Carlson, Gretchen Frazee
Houston, known as the Bayou City, is no stranger to flooding. But the record-breaking rains and devastating deluge of Hurricane Harvey helped expose a disconnect between developers building on flood-vulnerable land and home buyers who might not have realized the…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Frank Carlson, Gretchen Frazee
Houston is 627 square miles of urban development, highways, office parks, strip malls and neighborhoods -- and it keeps growing farther and farther out. Five months ago, Hurricane Harvey devastated the Texas coast, dropping more than 50 inches of rain…
Five months after Hurricane Harvey tore through Houston with record rainfall and 130 mph winds, 33,000 Texans are still displaced and living in temporary federal housing. Meanwhile, 80 percent of hurricane victims did not have flood insurance, and for many,…
By Gretchen Frazee
Thousands are without permanent housing. Many more are repairing their homes. Businesses are shuttered and, in some towns, debris still lines the streets.
By Jason Dearen, Michael Biesecker and Angeliki Kastanis, Associated Press
Nearly 2 million people in the U.S. live within a mile of 327 Superfund sites in areas prone to flooding or vulnerable to sea-level rise caused by climate change.
Texans are questioning how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is handling Superfund sites in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.
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