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Report: Nuclear Plant Failed to Prevent Flooding During Ida

Operators of the Millstone nuclear power complex in Connecticut were too late in activating storm protection protocols when the remnants of Hurricane Ida hit the East Coast in September, resulting in minor flooding at the plant, federal regulators said Friday. …

Yacht Full of Climate Scientists Plots Giant Sea Gate to Save Manhattan

Aboard the Manhattan II, a 100-foot yacht with glass walls and mahogany panelling, a group of scientists, engineers, politicians, and a ship captain spent a recent morning contemplating the deaths of their fellow New Yorkers at the hands of Hurricane …

Nevada Residents Sue City in $3.6M Suit Over February Flooding

Dozens of northern Nevada residents are suing the city of Elko for more than $3.6 million over damage caused by extensive flooding last February. State Assemblyman John Ellison is among the 60 plaintiffs listed in the negligence suit filed earlier …

AIR Worldwide Reports on Winter Storm Xaver

According to catastrophe modeling firm AIR Worldwide, following less than six weeks after Winter Storm Christian, Winter Storm Xaver hit north of Scotland during the overnight hours. Wind gusts of more than 140 mph (225 km/h) were recorded in the …