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Lockheed Orlando Facility Accused Of Mishandling Toxic Chemicals In Suit

"Lockheed Martin Corp. facility in Orlando is accused of mishandling hazardous toxins, releasing contaminates into soil and groundwater, according to a personal and class-action lawsuit filed by the personal injury law firm Morgan and Morgan."

Source: ClickOrlando, 09/29/2020

South Carolina Farmer Adapts Heirloom Rice to Withstand Climate Change

"“When I was a kid, my parents were growing no rice; all the rice had vanished,” says Hardeeville, South Carolina horticulturist Rollen Chalmers with a soft lilt to his voice. Though the generations-deep Gullah tradition of growing rice had faded by the time Chalmers was growing up, he tapped into his family’s experience later in life."

Source: Civil Eats, 09/16/2020

"Chlorine Plant Fire Has Residents Sheltering After Hurricane"

"A fire at a Louisiana chlorine plant erupted with thick, billowing smoke Thursday after Hurricane Laura plowed through part of the country’s petrochemical corridor with storm surges and fierce wind, forcing residents around the plant to shelter in their homes."

Source: AP, 08/28/2020

Laura Moves into La. With Damaging Winds, Flooding Rain and Tornadoes

"Laura made landfall near Cameron, Louisiana, early Thursday with winds of 150 mph. ... Laura is now tracking inland across western Louisiana with damaging winds.Laura is also an inland flood risk as far north and east as Arkansas and the Ohio and Tennessee valleys."

Source: Weather Channel, 08/27/2020

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