Pollution clean-up

One of a series of graphics looking at the effects of flooding; shows header for series. Editor’s Note: It is mandatory to include all sources that accompany this graphic when repurposing or editing it for publication
September 05, 2017 - 1:18 pm
Hurricane Harvey began with raging winds, but its legacy will be water. Seemingly endless, relentlessly insidious water — a staggering 40 inches or more that swamped parts of Houston in just five days. Harvey scooped tons of water from the sea and hurled it down on the nation's fourth-largest city...
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One of a series of graphics looking at the effects of flooding; shows header for series. Editor’s Note: It is mandatory to include all sources that accompany this graphic when repurposing or editing it for publication
September 05, 2017 - 10:59 am
Hurricane Harvey began with raging winds, but its legacy will be water. Seemingly endless, relentlessly insidious water — a staggering 40 inches or more that swamped parts of Houston in just five days. Harvey scooped tons of water from the sea and hurled it down on the nation's fourth-largest city...
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One of a series of graphics looking at the effects of flooding; shows header for series. Editor’s Note: It is mandatory to include all sources that accompany this graphic when repurposing or editing it for publication
September 05, 2017 - 9:17 am
Hurricane Harvey began with raging winds, but its legacy will be water. Seemingly endless, relentlessly insidious water — a staggering 40 inches or more that swamped parts of Houston in just five days. Harvey scooped tons of water from the sea and hurled it down on the nation's fourth-largest city...
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One of a series of graphics looking at the effects of flooding; shows header for series. Editor’s Note: It is mandatory to include all sources that accompany this graphic when repurposing or editing it for publication
September 05, 2017 - 4:00 am
Hurricane Harvey began with raging winds, but its legacy will be water. Seemingly endless, relentlessly insidious water — a staggering 40 inches or more that swamped parts of Houston in just five days. Harvey scooped tons of water from the sea and hurled it down on the nation's fourth-largest city...
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One of a series of graphics looking at the effects of flooding; shows header for series. Editor’s Note: It is mandatory to include all sources that accompany this graphic when repurposing or editing it for publication
September 05, 2017 - 2:12 am
Hurricane Harvey began with raging winds, but its legacy will be water. Seemingly endless, relentlessly insidious water — a staggering 40 inches or more that swamped parts of Houston in just five days. Harvey scooped tons of water from the sea and hurled it down on the nation's fourth-largest city...
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One of a series of graphics looking at the effects of flooding; shows header for series. Editor’s Note: It is mandatory to include all sources that accompany this graphic when repurposing or editing it for publication
September 05, 2017 - 12:44 am
Hurricane Harvey began with raging winds, but its legacy will be water. Seemingly endless, relentlessly insidious water — a staggering 40 inches or more that swamped parts of Houston in just five days. Harvey scooped tons of water from the sea and hurled it down on the nation's fourth-largest city...
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One of a series of graphics looking at the effects of flooding; shows header for series. Editor’s Note: It is mandatory to include all sources that accompany this graphic when repurposing or editing it for publication
September 05, 2017 - 12:13 am
Hurricane Harvey began with raging winds, but its legacy will be water. Seemingly endless, relentlessly insidious water — a staggering 40 inches or more that swamped parts of Houston in just five days. Harvey scooped tons of water from the sea and hurled it down on the nation's fourth-largest city...
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Bottles and other refuse sit on the flood line at Patrick Bayou in the Houston Ship Channel on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017 in Houston. The bayou, which sits next to a chemical plant in an intensely industrial area of Houston, is polluted with pesticides, hydrocarbons, metals and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). Floodwaters have inundated at least five highly contaminated toxic waste sites near Houston, raising concerns that the pollution there might spread. (AP Photo/Jason Dearen)
September 02, 2017 - 5:56 pm
HIGHLANDS, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Harvey-related flooding and highly contaminated toxic waste sites near Houston (all times local): 4:55 p.m. The Environmental Protection Agency says it has reviewed aerial imagery showing 13 Superfund sites in Texas that have been flooded by Harvey and are "...
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In this photo taken Sept. 1, 2017 in Crosby, Texas, across the San Jacinto River from Houston, Rafael Casas tours his storm ravaged house in a small working-class neighborhood that sits between two Superfund sites, French LTD and the Sikes Disposal Pits. The area was wrecked by Harvey's floods. (AP Photo/Jason Dearen)
September 02, 2017 - 5:00 pm
HIGHLANDS, Texas (AP) — As Dwight Chandler sipped beer and swept out the thick muck caked inside his devastated home, he worried whether Harvey's floodwaters had also washed in pollution from the old acid pit just a couple blocks away. Long a center of the nation's petrochemical industry, the...
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This Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017 photo shows the heavily polluted Patrick Bayou in the Houston Ship Channel that was flooded during Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston. The bayou, which sits next to a chemical plant in an intensely industrial area of Houston, is polluted with pesticides, hydrocarbons, metals and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). Floodwaters have inundated at least five highly contaminated toxic waste sites near Houston, raising concerns that the pollution there might spread. (AP Photo/Jason Dearen)
September 02, 2017 - 4:10 pm
HIGHLANDS, Texas (AP) — As Dwight Chandler sipped beer and swept out the thick muck caked inside his devastated home, he worried whether Harvey's floodwaters had also washed in pollution from the old acid pit just a couple blocks away. Long a center of the nation's petrochemical industry, the...
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