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  CO, State has 7th highest projected increase in properties that will need to add insurance By Aldo Svaldi The Denver Post Colorado and other mountain states don’t just face a much higher risk of wildfires in the years ahead, but also of flooding, which could hit more homeowners directly in...
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  By Mary Williams Walsh © The New York Times Co. A deep freeze in February left Texas with billions of dollars in damage from cascading power failures that stranded residents in their dark and flooded homes. And insurance companies are hoping they can pass the bill on — just as they did whe...
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By Christopher Flavelle © The New York Times Co. WASHGINTON » President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure plan represents an enormous effort to protect Americans from climate change, but it sidesteps one of the most immediate and wrenching dilemmas: Deciding not just where to spend more m...
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By David Leonhardt The New York Times, 2-17-   Much of the Pacific Northwest is blanketed in snow. Texas continues to endure frigid weather and electricity outages. Another winter storm is spreading across much of the country. Today, snow or freezing rain may fall on Washington, New...
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By Christopher Flavelle © The New York Times Co. WASHINGTON » Hurricanes, wildfires and other disasters across the United States caused $95 billion in damage last year, according to new data, almost double the amount in 2019 and the third-highest losses since 2010. The new figures, ...
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By Michelle Li The Associated Press/Report for America CHARLESTON, S.C. » Vickie Hicks, who weaves intricate sweetgrass baskets in Charleston, South Carolina’s historic city market, remembers climbing onto the table at her grandmother’s booth downtown when the floodwaters rushed by. Decades l...
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Shared from the 3/12/2020 The Denver Post eEdition EMINENT DOMAIN By Christopher Flavelle © The New York Times Co. WASHINGTON» The federal government is giving local officials nationwide a painful choice: Agree to use eminent domain to force people out of flood-prone homes, or forfeit a shot at fe...
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