Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Harvey makes landfall again, Texas death toll mounts from record floods ~Reuters

Why Ordinary Citizens Are Acting as First Responders in Houston ~The Atlantic

Photo: Jon Bridgers, Houston Chronicle
~The ethos behind these efforts is straightforward and admirable: Some people are in trouble, and other people have the tools to help them. Why wouldn’t they? Clyde Cain, who runs a Cajun Navy Facebook page told USA Today last year, “The reality of the Cajun Navy is everybody out here with a boat that isn’t devastated gets out and helps others.” Read more

~Cajun Navy volunteers attacked in Houston while helping Harvey victims ~Houston Chronicle

How to salvage flood-damaged artwork, books and photographs

'Unseen Dangers' of Harvey: Petrochemical Plants Release 1 Million Pounds of Harmful Air Pollution ~Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch

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