Tag: Hurricane Maria
The gas industry and its allies in Congress hope to push LNG exports to the island’s electricity grid, ravaged from climate change-fueled natural disaster.
Abandoned by their country, residents refuse to accept the idea that they will never recover.
“We remain very concerned by reports that FEMA has awarded multi-million dollar contracts for hurricane-related aid to multiple unqualified companies.”
Last week, President Trump generated widespread criticism when he falsely claimed on Twitter that thousands of people did not die in the two storms, even as a Harvard study estimated the death toll may top 4,600.
“Now I get desperate thinking that a hurricane will come.”
Cable news covered Roseanne for over 10 hours. They covered Hurricane Maria's death toll in Puerto Rico for just over 30 minutes.
A third of Puerto Rico residents are still without electricity and lack access to potable water four months after the Category 4 hurricane hit.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently estimated complete power restoration by May, leaving 45 percent of the island’s 1.5 million electricity customers in the dark.
To repair after disasters – and prevent future ones – we can’t be afraid to spend public money on things people need.
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