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Record Atlantic Hurricane Season Ends, Time to Plan for 2009

Article: Record Atlantic Hurricane Season Ends, Time to Plan for 2009

MIAMI, Florida, November 28, 2008 (ENS) – The 2008 Atlantic hurricane season officially closes on Sunday, with a warning from Florida Governor Charlie Crist and state emergency officials to begin planning year-round for emergencies and natural disasters, especially hurricanes. “We welcome the close of this busy season that has touched the lives of so many…

Stormwater Pollution to Lower St. Johns River Controlled

Article: Stormwater Pollution to Lower St. Johns River Controlled

ATLANTIC BEACH, Florida, November 24, 2008 (ENS) – The Lower St. Johns River will run cleaner now that a stormwater retrofitting project is complete at the City of Atlantic Beach. “The Hopkins Creek Project was originally proposed after storms repeatedly flooded residences and streets,” said Atlantic Beach Mayor John Meserve. The 1.7 acre Hopkins Creek…

Global Warming Wake Up Call for U.S. Gulf, Atlantic Coasts

Article: Global Warming Wake Up Call for U.S. Gulf, Atlantic Coasts

WASHINGTON, DC, August 26, 2008 (ENS) – “The big picture is that global warming is putting hurricanes on steroids,” declared climate scientist Dr. Amanda Staudt of the National Wildlife Federation, one of the country’s largest conservation groups. Windspeeds could increase 13 percent and rainfall could increase 31 percent, Staudt warned at the launch of her…

Six Dead as Tropical Storm Fay Lingers in Florida

Article: Six Dead as Tropical Storm Fay Lingers in Florida

MIAMI, Florida, August 22, 2008 (ENS) – Floridians wish Fay would just go away, but the stubborn tropical storm that never became a hurricane is still hanging around and making life miserable across the northwestern part of the state. At 5 pm local time, the center of the storm was about 50 miles north of…