Thursday, June 24, 2021

Tag: Hurricane Harvey

Unpaid: Inside the ‘lawless jungle’ of worker exploitation after Hurricane Harvey

The amount of money not paid to workers after Hurricane Harvey is unknown.

Houston neighbors said no to Walmart and invested in Black-owned businesses...

Communities of color turned to each other to make it through the disaster. Months later, they’re doing the same to rebuild.

Minority communities suffer from storms as GOP and Trump admin promote...

“People are going to die from cancer and have mold for the chaser.”

Why is a dump for Hurricane Harvey debris next to an...

“It is appalling what is going on in that community."

Perfect storms? From Katrina to Maria, some would profit from catastrophe

“I hate to tell you Puerto Rico, but you’ve thrown our budget a little out of whack.” –Donald Trump in Puerto Rico, Tuesday, Oct. 3rd

Why hurricanes Harvey and Irma won’t lead to action on climate...

The hurricanes of Harvey and Irma will be a catalyst for a new age of realism regarding the hazards of climate change.

The great flood

The damage suffered by Houston, Tampa and Miami is not an anomaly. It is the beginning of the end.

All 5 living former U.S. Presidents come together for Harvey relief...

“As former presidents, we wanted to help our fellow Americans begin to recover.”

7 key environmental amendments to watch

As debate continues on the spending bill, dozens of environmental amendments could receive votes. Here are some to watch:

Disaster recovery should heal, not divide, our communities

It’s time to redefine disaster recovery.

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As Arizona wraps up hand count of 2020 ballots, new questions about accuracy arise

The state Senate’s contractors created 15 subtotals. Outside auditors examined 10,341.

3D printing assisting with the rise of geothermal plants

President Biden plans on expanding all renewable energy sectors, including geothermal plants, as part of his Build Back Better policy.

Former deputies plead guilty to defrauding taxpayers

“Their actions do not represent the values of this organization and absolutely do not reflect upon the contributions and sacrifices of the men and women who have courageously served our country as members of our armed forces.”

Biden has a chance to oversee biggest river restoration project in US history

Removing four dams would promote salmon recovery, clean energy, agriculture and Indigenous rights.

Democrats urge Biden to continue pause of student loan payments

“The scheduled resumption of student loan payments in October could create a significant drag on our economic recovery.”