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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

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Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • No denying climate change deniers

    People who refuse to drink the Kool-Aid known as global warming-climate change are not just "deniers"; we are guilty of a "nihilistic refusal" to address the issue. So says a Washington Post editorial commenting favorably on Monday's Supreme Court...
  • EPA rule sparks debate: Is it a job killer or bold step for future?

    The Obama administration's proposed carbon-emissions rule sparked a political and economic debate that is likely to play out for months. Here are some of the comments from lawmakers and interest groups: “Today’s announcement is a dagger in...
  • Since Sandy, a storm pattern of costly stumbles in New Jersey

    Since Sandy, a storm pattern of costly stumbles in New Jersey
    When New Jersey officials were ready to start rebuilding after Superstorm Sandy roared up the Atlantic Coast in October 2012, they were determined not to repeat the mistakes of disasters past. So Richard Constable III, head of the state Department of...
  • Ann McFeatters: All weather, all the time � ad nauseam

    WASHINGTON Seven thousand lightning strikes in 15 minutes! I panicked! Where? Where? It took another 15 minutes to find out. Chicago. What a relief to someone who lives in Washington. But wait. The nation's capital was in for "severe" thunderstorms...
  • Maryland gets 'coastal resilience' grants

    Maryland gets 'coastal resilience' grants
    The U.S. Department of Interior has awarded more than $7 million to four projects in Maryland aimed at guarding Chesapeake Bay shoreline and habitat against future severe storms. The funding is part of $107 million in "coastal resilience" grants...
  • Brett Brenner: Be prepared before, after severe weather strikes

    More than 200 people died in Florida during the 2004 and 2005 hurricane seasons. It was not the fierce winds and flying debris that claimed the majority of these lives, but preventable accidents. As we begin the 2014 hurricane season, the Electrical...
  • Hampton Roads gets coastal resilience grants

    Hampton Roads gets coastal resilience grants
    Hampton Roads and the Eastern Shore are the big winners in Virginia of more than $10.5 million in federal grants to help Atlantic coastal communities defend against major storms. The awards were announced Monday, part of $102.7 million allocated to...
  • Capping carbon dioxide emissions is crucial [Letter]

    Capping carbon dioxide emissions is crucial [Letter]
    Although recent national news has focused on the latest political events and gun attacks, the Obama administration's new rules forcing reductions in carbon dioxide emissions from power plants is far more important ("Carbon rules can work," June 2)....
  • More young men friends embracing

    More young men friends embracing
    Joey Pasko is a hugger. The 24-year-old illustrator from Fairmount, Pa., just isn't into the stiff handshake or the feeble wave. "I like to hug people a lot. Like my guy friends, I'll give them a big bear hug," he said. "I'm not going to shake hands...
  • Knights Report Donating $170 Million To Charity In 2013

    The Knights of Columbus, a lay Catholic organization based in New Haven, donated a record $170 million to charity in 2013, up more than $2.3 million from the year before, the group announced this week. It was the 14th consecutive yearly increase, the...
  • Kevin McCarthy, would-be majority leader, at home in D.C., Bakersfield

    The doorbell rang at a spacious tract home on a quiet cul-de-sac near Cal State Bakersfield. Rep. Kevin McCarthy's wife, Judy, hushed the barking Australian shepherd inside and opened the door with a smile. The post-mortems on House Majority Leader Eric...