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Chinese environmental groups blast Apple for toxic waste

Sep 1, 2011
A coalition of Chinese environmental groups issued a 46-page report on Wednesday criticizing Apple for environmental degradation in China resulting...
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Recovering from Irene, and thinking about infrastructure

Aug 31, 2011
Many parts of New York and the Northeast are still dealing with the major structural effects of Hurricane Irene.
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Vermont not spared from Hurricane Irene

Aug 29, 2011
Business owners in Vermont assess the damage from flash floods caused by Hurricane Irene.
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FEMA stretched thin after Hurricane Irene

Aug 29, 2011
When disaster hits, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is tasked with helping state and local governments recover. But with tragedy already striking earlier this year, their funds are running low.
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Hurricane Irene floods Vermont and rural areas

Aug 29, 2011
Big cities stood anxiously awaiting Hurricane Irene over the weekend. But smaller areas, even those far from the coast, were also hit with heavily flooding.
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East Coast businesses prepare for Irene

Aug 26, 2011
New York City merchants search for sandbags in preparation for Hurricane Irene, while Wall Street worries about getting employees to work on Monday.
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Arctic rush freezes out enviros

Aug 25, 2011
Environmental concerns fall by the wayside as nations begin planning Arctic developments
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Hurricane Irene poses test for insurance plan

Aug 25, 2011
North Carolina passed a coastal insurance plan about two years ago, but will it be enough to protect homeowners from big costs?
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Disaster spending breaks records

Aug 22, 2011
Just in time for Hurricane Irene's arrival, U.S. disaster spending breaks $35 billion in 2011, tying the previous yearly record
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Building better cities 24 hours at a time

Aug 5, 2011
The Better Block Project aims to change perceptions of city neighborhoods with 24-hour civic strike teams
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