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Shrimp Boats Sunk by Harvey Leaking Fuel Oil in Texas Harbor

Fuel oil has been leaking from shrimp trawlers that sank in the Aransas Pass harbor during Hurricane Harvey. That has prompted the Aransas Pass harbor master to close the boat launch at Redfish Bay Boat House until the vessels can be salvaged and the oil …
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What Hurricane Harvey Taught Us About Risk, Climate & Resilience

Hurricane Harvey has taught us many lessons, but the most valuable may be the oldest lesson of all, one we humans have been learning – and forgetting – since the dawn of time: how much we all have to lose when climate and weather disasters strike.

What Hurricane Harvey Taught Us About Risk, Climate & Resilience was originally published on CleanTechnica.

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Magellan gasoline leak is biggest known spill of Harvey aftermath

“The specific case of the tank release is under investigation at this time,” he added. Indeed, flooding from Harvey triggered numerous other leaks from oil and petroleum products storage tanks, including collapsed storage tank roofs from the volume of the …
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Slowed shale supply chain tests fracking revival from Harvey

Hard-to-travel roads are still making it tough to deliver sand, a key component in fracking, said chief executive officer Bill Thomas of EOG Resources Inc, whose Eagle Ford operations sit about 100 miles inland from Harvey’s landfall. And some mines are …
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Harvey is part of a pattern of extreme weather scientists saw coming. They’re still shocked. – Vox


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Harvey is part of a pattern of extreme weather scientists saw coming. They're still shocked.
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Adam Sobel, an atmospheric scientist who directs Columbia University's Initiative on Extreme Weather and Climate, estimates that 5 to 10 percent of the rainfall was due to global warming (more conservative than the 30 percent estimate from Kevin
How extreme weather risk is creating a real estate insurance disasterCurbed
Hurricane Harvey a glimpse of an extreme weather futureCharleston Post Courier
Harvey marks the most extreme rain event in US historyWashington Post
Channel 4 News –Gizmodo –Bloomberg
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How Climate Change Fueled Hurricane Harvey

Hurricane Harvey Heads for Texas Fracking’s Favorite Port Harvey Shows Progress on Emergency … By the year 2100, global sea levels will rise an average of 1 to 8.2 feet. But the western Gulf Coast will see an additional rise of 1 to 1.6 feet, according …
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Hurricane Harvey Heads for Texas Fracking’s Favorite Port

Drawing energy from the abnormally warm Gulf of Mexico waters, its winds are expected to … one of the centers of the last decade’s fracking-fueled oil and gas boom. Corpus Christi is now America’s fourth-largest port by tonnage.
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Oil industry evacuates, ceases production as Harvey approaches

and ConocoPhillips announced it was stopping all drilling and fracking in the Eagle Ford shale field. Although another large firm, Apache, said it was taking precautions but does not plan to cease production. As of Thursday, 9.5 percent of Gulf oil …
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The Times They Are A Changin’: Revived Harvey Presents Complex Threat To Gulf Of Mexico Natural Gas Infrastructure

Hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico have historically been responsible for natural … However, since that time, thanks to the rise of fracking and shale exploration, offshore drilling has tumbled, falling from nearly 9 BCF/day in 2006-2008 to around 3 …
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Protest over Harvey Estuary marina plan

Conservationists, commercial fishers and Mandurah residents joined forces yesterday to protest against plans for a $ 1 billion marina and housing development on the eastern side of the Harvey Estuary.
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