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Report: East Africa Pipeline ‘Breaches Banking Principles’

A controversial oil project that would connect oilfields in a Ugandan National Park to a port in Tanzania breaches global environmental guidelines for banks, according to a new nonprofit report Tuesday. The 897-mile (1443-kilometer) East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP), …

Researchers Say New FEMA Flood Maps Underestimate Flood Risk

Researchers have used artificial intelligence to predict where flood damage is likely to happen in the continental United States. The findings suggest that recent flood maps from the Federal Emergency Management Agency do not capture the full extent of flood …

Flooding From Fire-Charred Area Still Threatens Flagstaff

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — It’s nearly two years since a fire burned nearly 3.1 square miles (8.1 square kilometers) in hills north of Flagstaff but rows of concrete barriers and stacks of sandbags remain in place in neighborhoods along a …