"Biden Surveys Storm Damage In Florida, Without DeSantis"

"President Joe Biden traveled to Florida on Saturday to survey the destruction from Hurricane Idalia and comfort victims of the storm, but he did not meet with Governor Ron DeSantis, a potential presidential rival, who opted not to come."

Source: Reuters, 09/05/2023

Mindblowing: California Allows More Gas Storage At Aliso Canyon Leak Site

"State officials voted Thursday to let Southern California Gas Co. store far more fuel at the Aliso Canyon gas storage field, eight years after a record-breaking leak spewed more than 100,000 metric tons of planet-warming methane into the atmosphere and prompted thousands of San Fernando Valley residents to evacuate their homes for months."

Source: LA Times, 09/01/2023

Trump Rule Allowing Rail Shipments Of LNG Will Be Put On Hold For Safety

"OMAHA, Neb. — A Trump-era rule allowing railroads to haul highly flammable liquefied natural gas will now be formally put on hold to allow more time to study the safety concerns related to transporting that fuel and other substances like hydrogen that must be kept at extremely low temperatures when they are shipped, regulators announced Thursday.

Source: AP, 09/01/2023

Hurricane Idalia Could Become 2023’s Costliest Climate Disaster For US

"Hurricane Idalia could become the costliest climate disaster to hit the US this year, analysts say, with massive implications for the insurance and risk management industries."

Source: Guardian, 09/01/2023


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