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Sally leaves Gulf Coast with severe flooding; at least 2 dead

Hurricane Sally battered the Gulf Coast of Alabama and the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday with 100 mph winds, two and a half feet of rain and a surge of seawater.

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Shell Halts Offshore Drilling as U.S. Gulf Coast Braces for Hurricane

It was about 280 miles (450 km) east-southeast from the mouth of the Mississippi River and moving at 13 mph, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center. At 11 a.m. EDT (1500 …

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Arrest Made Over Ship Leaking Oil Off Coast of Mauritius

The ship struck a reef in the Indian Ocean in July and began leaking oil. Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our …

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50 million people in path of extreme weather heading toward East Coast – New York Post

50 million people in path of extreme weather heading toward East Coast  New York Post

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Taylor Energy sues Coast Guard in dispute over huge, long-running oil leak off Louisiana coast

Taylor Energy has filed a lawsuit challenging the Coast Guard’s order for the New Orleans oil company to halt a more than 15-year-long oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Low oxygen ‘dead zone’ to affect 6,700 square miles along Louisiana Coast in July: NOAA

The summertime low-oxygen “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico is expected to cover at least 6,700 square miles along the Louisiana and eastern Texas coasts at the end of …

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Ocean ‘breathability’ key to past, future habitat of West Coast marine species

Marine life off the West Coast, from Mexico up through Canada, inhabit the California Current. The cool, nutrient-rich water supports life from invisible phytoplankton to the economically important …

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Severe Storm Threat Heads For Southeast Coast Monday Morning – The Weather Channel

  1. Severe Storm Threat Heads For Southeast Coast Monday Morning  The Weather Channel
  2. Updated: Severe weather risk upgraded for part of Alabama for Sunday  India Gone Viral
  3. Tornado forecast: Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana to see severe storms  USA TODAY
  4. Severe weather risk on Sunday | Local News  Moultrie Observer
  5. South faces outbreak of tornadoes and severe storms for second straight Sunday  Huntington Herald Dispatch
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Grounded Cargo Ship Leaking Oil off Brazilian Coast

from the partially submerged Stellar Banner, according to the Brazilian Institute of the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources. The captain of the ship detected water entering the cargo …

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Using Plastic Waste To Build Schools In The Ivory Coast

plastic bricks for schoolsPlastic bricks made from plastic trash are building new schools in the Ivory Coast.

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