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Opinion: Major Scientific Evidence Shows Honolulu’s Rail Route A Planning Fiasco

A Category 3-4 hurricane storm will drive 20-30 ft. of sea water inland. This could happen within a 12-24 hour time period and could do everything Sea Level Rise (SLR) will accomplish in the coming decades. This scenario is actually PREDICTED by FEMA as likely for Honolulu at anytime into the future decades. Each year...
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This Has Been The Worst Year For Natural Disasters In U.S. History

This Has Been The Worst Year For Natural Disasters In U.S. History

There has been a natural disaster that has caused at least a billion dollars of damage inside the United States every single month so far this year.  According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, there have been 10 major disasters in the United States this year.  On average, usually there are only about...
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Drought Of 2011: The Southern United States Is Desperate For Rain As The Middle Part Of The Country Continues To Get Scorched

Drought Of 2011: The Southern United States Is Desperate For Rain As The Middle Part Of The Country Continues To Get Scorched

2011 sure has been a wild year for America so far.  First we had unprecedented tornado outbreaks, then we had horrific flooding along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers, then we had record setting wildfires and now we are facing a crippling drought all over the southern United States.  From Arizona all the way to...
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Missouri River Flood Threatens Nebraska Nuclear Reactors

Missouri River Flood Threatens Nebraska Nuclear Reactors

As a result of one of the wettest winters in over 100 years flooding on the Missouri River is threatening two nuclear reactors located in Nebraska. The US Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) has estimated that the nuclear facilities could be under up to ten feet of water and stay there for weeks during...
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Fort Calhoun Nuclear Plant: How Bad Can It Get?

Fort Calhoun Nuclear Plant: How Bad Can It Get?

Radiation, at minimum in the form of tritium, and more likely other particles and radionuclides, are leaking into the Missouri River from the Fort Calhoun nuclear generation plant in Nebraska. I do not have proof.  What I do have is the knowledge that every reactor is susceptible to small leaks at any time.  Typically they...
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