Water & Oceans

"2 Years After Sandy, U.S. Disaster Policy Is Still A Disaster"

"Two years ago, Superstorm Sandy devastated the northeastern United States, killing more than 70 people, causing $60 billion in damage and exposing major gaps in federal disaster preparedness and response. But there has been little movement in Congress to change policies to prepare the country for future disasters."

Source: Huffington Post, 10/30/2014

Last U.S. Coal-Fired Ship Finally Stops Dumping Ash Into Lake Michigan

"The 2014 season for Lake Michigan's only coal-powered passenger and car ferry comes to a close Sunday, signaling the end of the controversial practice of dumping coal ash into the Great Lake. When the vessel resumes operations in 2015, it will no longer release the waste material into those waters."

Source: Huffington Post, 10/27/2014

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