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Gulf oysters in short supply after Isaac

Aug 31, 2012
Sal Sunseri, the owner of P&J Oyster company in New Orleans, explains how the oyster business has been affected by hurricane Isaac.

New Orleans' $14 billion levee system holds for now

Aug 29, 2012
The $14 billion invested in the New Orleans levee system after Hurricane Katrina has begun to pay off in the latest storm, but what lessons have we learned about cost, benefit and risk?

In Midwest, Isaac brings much-needed rain

Aug 29, 2012
The parched Midwest will get rain after Hurricane Isaac moves inland, but it won't be enough to end drought conditions.
A U.S. National Guard patrol passes along a flooded beach ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Isaac on August 28, 2012 in Waveland, Miss. The parched Midwest will get rain after Hurricane Isaac moves inland, but it won't be enough to end drought conditions.
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Isaac or not, the business of weather is booming

Aug 28, 2012
You don't have to turn on the television to find a weatherman. As businesses need to know more about weather and climate, more meteorology graduates go to work for the private sector.

Gulf oyster producers prepare for Isaac

Aug 27, 2012
Tropical Storm Isaac is poised to make landfall on the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. As it churns in the Gulf of Mexico, New Orleans business owners and residents are preparing for yet another potential disaster.

New Orleans stocks up to ride out Isaac

Aug 27, 2012
Since Katrina, the city has focused on evacuation as a response to hurricanes. This time the advice is to stay put, with a few days' emergency supplies. Stores respond as best they can.