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More Major Storms Forecast for Intense Atlantic Hurricane Season

Article: More Major Storms Forecast for Intense Atlantic Hurricane Season

CAMP SPRINGS, Maryland, August 7, 2008 (ENS) – Government weather forecasters said today that they expect two more named storms and hurricanes to form in the Atlantic Basin this year than they predicted in May, and warned of an increased likelihood that 2008 will be an above-normal hurricane season. In its August update to the…

Conservationists Seek Firm Limits on Gulf Dead Zone Pollution

Article: Conservationists Seek Firm Limits on Gulf Dead Zone Pollution

ST. PAUL, Minnesota, July 30, 2008 (ENS) – Conservation groups from nine states along the Mississippi River and two national groups petitioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today to set and enforce numeric standards to limit nutrient pollution in the river basin because it contributes to the dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico. The…

Hurricane Dolly Rips into South Texas

Article: Hurricane Dolly Rips into South Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, July 23, 2008 (ENS) – Hurricane Dolly tore into South Texas early Wednesday afternoon with driving rain and sustained winds near 100 miles per hour, ripping roofs off houses and hotels and dropping power lines. The eye of Hurricane Dolly made landfall over southern Padre Island as a borderline category one to category…