Disasters

"The Colorado River Compact Turns 100 Years Old. Is It Still Working?"

"The agreement didn’t consider the needs of Native Americans, Mexico or ecosystems. Since its signing, the river has dropped, demand has skyrocketed and states have failed to agree on how to share it."

Source: Inside Climate News, 11/28/2022

"Growing Storms Push Shrinking La. Insurers Into Failure"

"More than a year after Hurricane Ida swept across Louisiana, the Category 4 storm is triggering a property-insurance crisis in the state that has bankrupted 11 insurance companies and will force some homeowners to pay annual premiums of nearly $18,000."

Source: E&E News, 11/22/2022

Investigations Of Chemical Incidents Hampered By Board's Staff Shortages: IG

"Staffing shortages and infighting among a dwindling number of decision-makers are hampering investigations of chemical fires, explosions and other petrochemical industry accidents in Louisiana and across the country, according to a new federal inspector’s report."

Source: Nola.com, 11/21/2022

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