17 Oct '11, 3pm

Green Blog: On Our Radar: Floods in Central America: In El Salvador alone, 13,000 people have been displaced.

Associated Press A Pan-American Highway bridge destroyed by floodwaters in Ateos, El Salvador. Floods and landslides resulting from heavy rains cause havoc across Central America. Dozens are dead, and losses of staple crops are expected to be severe. In El Salvador alone, an estimated 13,000 people have been displaced. [Christian Science Monitor] Anadarko Petroleum, a partner in the Deepwater Horizon well in the Gulf of Mexico, has agreed to pay $4 billion to settle claims relating to last year’s oil spill, BP says. BP continues to spar with its contractors, Transocean, which operated the doomed rig, and Halliburton, which was responsible for cement work, about offering compensation payments for last year’s disastrous well blowout and spill. [The New York Times] The Chinese government orders a company that makes metal casings and chassis for laptops sold in the United Stat...

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