A storm unloads at least 8 inches of snow in parts of North Carolina. Even Mississippi beaches get a coating, and icicles hang in normally balmy New Orleans.
Lightly used units are being sold cheap instead of going to waiting hurricane victims. “I don’t care what shape it’s in, it beats sleeping on a dirt floor," one said.
Most Americans cannot afford to live in progressive coastal epicenters.
Mayor Sylvester Turner endorses the proposal to protect the city from deadly storm surges in the future.
Reporters from Democracy Now! join environmental justice organizer Bryan Parras for a look at the environmental impact of Hurricane Harvey.
Because there was no mandatory evacuation, people of all races and classes remained in Harvey's path, not just folks who couldn’t afford to leave.
Oil refineries and petrochemical plants in Houston report the release of more than 2,700 tons of additional pollution—a result of Hurricane Harvey's damage.
Emergency rescue resources and shelters in Houston are overloaded as officials push to minimize the fallout from the monster storm.