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Next Tropical Storm is Easy on the Rain and Wind

The next tropical storm is moving towards Florida and heavy rain is expected there and in Cuba, according to weather.com    One to three inches of rain is predicted to fall in parts of south and east Florida, the Florida Keys, and northwest Bahamas and some flash flooding may happen. This “tropical depression” isn’t expected to

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Airplane Exhaust: Harmful Inside and Out by CityTech blogger Viki Bailey

Studies say that any type of toxic pollutant kills thousands. We know that airplane crashes kill people but what about airplane releases of exhaust? Emissions from planes flying above 3,000 feet can have as harmful exhaust as it does landing. Last year the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declared that jet engine exhaust endangers public health by

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Puerto Rico Still Without Power

It’s hard to believe that we are just halfway through the normal hurricane season with the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, Irma and Maria. The connection to climate change to these storms are becoming more evident. Because of global warming and the rise in temperature in the air and water, climate scientists have linked these

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Georgia Power Outages Almost Fixed

UPDATE: September 27: The number of customers still without power in Georgia are 363, representing a total of 64 Active Outages. Power has been restored to nearly the almost 1.2 million Georgia customers who lost electricity after Irma. From Georgia Power’s outage map, as of today, they are working on 75 active outages which affect

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Great Idea: Manual boarding vs Automatic boarding by CityTech blogger Viki Bailey

We need to learn how to build disaster-resistant communities to lessen the human fatalities and economic losses resulting from natural disasters. The first thing people who expect to be in harm’s way is to board up their homes. They do this to protect their property from being destroyed by hurricanes and tornadoes, floods.  An idea

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