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AUSTIN — Massive floods have swamped Houston before, but Hurricane Harvey is prompting policy makers and residents to assess the environmental and economic impact of natural disasters anew.
At the request of the Humane Society of the United States, country star and Texas native Miranda Lambert deployed her MuttNation team, buses and trucks to gather and evacuate adoptable pets from overcrowded Texas shelters in order to make room for animals affected by Hurricane Harvey. Dogs who were already in shelters before the deadly storm were relocated so that displaced pets in Houston could be housed and more easily reunited with their owners.
Dozens are dead and tens of thousands of Texans remain homeless, their homes and lives shattered by Hurricane Harvey’s epic deluge of flood water. Along with Congress, President Donald Trump's top priority should be getting as much disaster relief to Southeast Texas as quickly as possible.
PORT ARTHUR, Texas - Safety teams from the Environmental Protection Agency kept a tense waiting game at a storm-ravaged chemical plant Friday over whether more of its volatile stores could ignite as the remnants of Hurricane Harvey drifted away but left Texas with lingering perils and grim tasks.
AUSTIN – Sunshine in Houston on Wednesday finally put an end to that city’s monster deluge from Tropical Storm Harvey, but even as the rain stopped, authorities said it may take a week or more for all the water to recede.
HOUSTON - Harvey made landfall for a second time on Wednesday, as the biggest rainstorm in the history of the continental United States finally began to move away from Houston and arrived just west of Cameron, Louisiana, instead.
HUNTSVILLE, Texas – The incessant, violent rains of Tropical Storm Harvey claimed the life of an elderly woman in Walker County early Tuesday, authorities reported.
HOUSTON - The remnants of deadly Hurricane Harvey spilled toward Louisiana on Tuesday with more potentially disastrous flooding and emergency evacuations as President Donald Trump planned to survey the ongoing devastation in stricken Texas.
HOUSTON - Rain pelted this battered city anew Monday as emergency teams - aided by a growing contingent of citizen-rescuers - plunged into waist-deep water seeking people stranded by devastating, historic flooding in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.