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FEMA Not Pushing Homeowners Hard Enough to Buy Flood Insurance: GAO

"The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been collecting a lot of information about flood risks across America, including the increased risk of flooding linked to climate change. But the agency has not effectively used that new knowledge to persuade more Americans to buy flood insurance, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office."

Source: Inside Climate News, 08/05/2021

"Bubonic Plague In Chipmunks Forces Closure Of Top Lake Tahoe Sites"

"Surrounded by fires, parched by drought, and shut down by the pandemic – residents of California’s scenic South Lake Tahoe thought they’d endured everything. That was until this week, when the US Forest Service announced it was closing several popular sites after discovering bubonic plague in the chipmunk population."

Source: Guardian, 08/04/2021

"Seven-Figure Ad Campaign Urges GOP To Support Infrastructure Bill"

"Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions (CRES) on Tuesday launched a $1.5 million TV, radio and digital ad campaign to build GOP support for the bipartisan infrastructure bill. The advocacy group, which urges Republicans to support clean energy policies, is targeting nine GOP senators who have expressed interest in voting for the bill."

Source: The Hill, 08/04/2021

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