06 Sep '17, 1pm

Most Powerful Storm Ever Recorded Over Atlantic: Hurricane Irma Hurtles Through Caribbean

A recent Wall Street Journal editorial crowed "Coal Makes a Comeback," touting the 14.5 percent increase in weekly coal production nationwide in 2017 compared to 2016 and the 58 percent increase in exports during the first quarter alone. That newspaper views the economic growth in coal-producing states like West Virginia, New Mexico and Kentucky stimulated by the current administration's policies as something to celebrate, and the editors conclude that "there's still demand for U.S. coal if regulators allow energy markets to work." While the increase in coal production and use may be good news for coal companies and the states to which they pay taxes, economic growth is not the only thing to consider when weighing the costs and benefits of an activity. What about the beautiful Appalachian mountain landscapes completely destroyed by "mountaintop removal" and the streams and...

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Military preps for Hurricane Irma response as storm bears down on Puerto Rico:

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy evacuated some 5,000 servicemembers from its Key West air station Wednesday as National Guard t...

Category 5 Hurricane Irma is one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes ever

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With the United States still reeling after Tropical Storm Harvey , communities are bracing for another catastrophe as Irma...

Irma, the strongest Atlantic hurricane in histo...

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Just days after Hurricane Harvey brought historic rainfall to parts of Texas and Louisiana, another potentially catastroph...

Hurricane Irma Strikes the Leeward Islands

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On September 6, 2017, Hurricane Irma —an unusually powerful category 5 storm—slammed into the Leeward Islands on its way t...

National Guard troops prep for action as Hurricane #Irma slams Caribbean:

National Guard troops prep for action as Hurric...

nationalguard.mil 06 Sep '17, 2pm

ARLINGTON, Va. – Hurricane Irma, a monster storm packing winds up to 185 mph, was hovering Wednesday over Caribbean island...

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On September 5, 2017, Hurricane Irma intensified into a strong and “potentially catastrophic” category 5 storm. By definit...

Hurricane Irma Strengthens

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On September 5, 2017, Hurricane Irma intensified into a strong and “potentially catastrophic” category 5 storm. By definit...

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domaingang.com 05 Sep '17, 4pm

Hurricane Irma is a nasty, category 5 hurricane in the Atlantic. Here in Florida, we prepare for the worst and pray for th...

Naval Station Guantanamo Bay was at Condition R...

stripes.com 05 Sep '17, 5pm

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Hurricane Irma grew into a dangerous Category 5 storm, the most powerful seen in the Atlantic in o...

Hot Water Ahead for Hurricane Irma

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On September 6, 2017, Hurricane Irma slammed into the Leeward Islands on its way toward Puerto Rico, Cuba, and the U.S. ma...

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I hope that people evacuate for that one and don’t try to tough it out. It’s devastating enough losing belongings, losing ...

Florida begins ordering evacuations as #HurricaneIrma intensifies to Category 5 storm:

Florida begins ordering evacuations as #Hurrica...

stripes.com 05 Sep '17, 10pm

Authorities in Florida have begun bracing for the potential arrival of Hurricane Irma, a roiling storm that intensified in...

Hurricane Irma has reached American soil.

Hurricane Irma has reached American soil.

grist.org 06 Sep '17, 8pm

Hurricane Irma has reached American soil. The storm, which is lashing Puerto Rico today, is the strongest ever recorded in...

Eastern Caribbean battens down as Hurricane Irma approaches

Eastern Caribbean battens down as Hurricane Irm...

stripes.com 04 Sep '17, 5pm

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Workers in the northeast Caribbean cleared drains and pruned trees as authorities urged islanders ...