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"Year After Irene, New Yorkers Ponder Sea Barriers"

"NEW YORK -- Two years before Hurricane Irene created the prospect of a flooding nightmare in New York City, 100 scientists and engineers met to sketch out a bold defense: massive, moveable barriers to shield the city from a storm-stirred sea."

Source: AP, 08/24/2012

New York Recycling Fire: "PCB Tally Isn't Known"

"GHENT -- The head of a Columbia County chemical recycling company whose plant was destroyed in an inferno last week knows hundreds of gallons of toxic hazardous PCBs were at the site before the fire, but won't know how much burned until the tangled wreckage can be examined."

Source: Albany Times Union, 08/10/2012
September 20, 2013

Peter B. Lord Seminars on the Environment

The 6 free seminars, established by Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting to honor Lord’s outstanding contributions to environmental journalism, take place in 2012-2013 and are open to Southern New England journalists reporting for Rhode Island audiences. Next in the series is Predicting and Responding to Extreme Weather Events on September 20, 2013. Space is limited; apply asap.

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