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Researcher warns: National Flood Insurance Program is under water

Posted by on May 13, 2010

America is emerging from a deep recession caused by financial messes on Wall Street, but Dr. J. David Rogers says the Federal Reserve is still being bankrupted by natural disasters.

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Why are we losing Louisiana?

Posted by on October 15, 2007

The Mississippi Delta region was losing land long before Hurricane Katrina came ashore. But the correlation between land loss and the risk of flooding in the region is now more evident than ever.         

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San Andreas vs. New Madrid: Midwest quakes pack a punch

Posted by on April 13, 2006

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The 100th anniversary of the 1906 earthquake that devastated San Francisco is a time to reflect on the awesome power of the San Andreas fault. But there’s a fault in the Midwest that packs an even greater punch, according to an earthquake expert at the University of Missouri-Rolla. 

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