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Hurricane Isaac

Refineries And Oil Platforms Reportedly Largely Unscathed By Isaac

Reuters | Posted 10.29.2012 | Green

* Category 1 hurricane prompts flooding close to refining belt * No plant damages reported so far * Storm drives waters...

Networks Stay Live With Hurricane Isaac Coverage Into Early Morning

Posted 08.29.2012 | Media

Hurricane Isaac made landfall just as cable news networks went live with their prime time coverage of the 2012 GOP convention in Tampa Tuesday night. ...

'We Don't Know If Some People Are Left Behind'

Reuters | Posted 10.29.2012 | Green

* Water tops levee in Plaquemines Parish on city outskirts * New Orleans mayor says levees in city are holding * Storm m...

New Orleans Dispatch for The New Republic: Isaac Is Not Katrina

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 08.29.2012 | Green
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Isaac is not Katrina: we've been repeating that like a mantra all week. That it'll hit on the same calendar date seven years later is just a stupid coincidence.

New Orleans Hunkers Down As Hurricane Isaac Hits Louisiana Coast

AP/The Huffington Post | CAIN BURDEAU and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS -- Hurricane Isaac sidestepped New Orleans on Wednesday, sending the worst of its howling wind and heavy rain into a cluster of rural fish...

Lynne Peeples

Hurricane Isaac May Stir Up Oil From BP Spill | Lynne Peeples | Posted 08.28.2012 | Green

As Hurricane Isaac batters the Gulf Coast, some experts are warning that the storm could threaten more than levees, power lines and gas prices. Isa...

'Green News Report' - August 28, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S ...

Hurricanes And Judgement: Reflections A Year After Hurricane Irene

Rev. Emily C. Heath | Posted 10.28.2012 | Religion
Rev. Emily C. Heath

One year ago I sat here and called my congregational leaders and we reviewed the weather forecast and reluctantly decided to cancel church services the next day. By the middle of the next morning, Hurricane Irene had devastated the community where we live.

WATCH: Hurricane Isaac Videos

Posted 08.28.2012 | Green

Hurricane Isaac was upgraded from a tropical storm to a Category 1 hurricane on Tuesday, threatening to pound parts of the Gulf Coast with winds in ex...

New Orleans to Commemorate Katrina's 7-Year Anniversary With Another Hurricane?

Jason Suder | Posted 10.28.2012 | College
Jason Suder

As freshmen walk out of the dorms they've freshly decorated and into their first university classes, enjoying their newly-found freedom, they are aware that their first week in school might be a different but not unique one.

MAP: Hurricane Isaac's Path Aims For Gulf Coast

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.29.2012 | Green

Hurricane Isaac is heading towards New Orleans, an area that still echoes the pains of Hurricane Katrina, seven years later. Isaac was officially chan...

Isaac Wreaking Havoc On Gulf Oil Industry

Reuters | Posted 10.29.2012 | Business

* Producers curtail 93 pct of US Gulf of Mexico oil output * Isaac approaches Louisiana at hurricane strength * Experts ...

SHARE YOUR PHOTOS: Hurricane Isaac Takes Aim At U.S.

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.28.2012 | Green

Residents of the Gulf Coast hunkered down Tuesday as Hurricane Isaac, formerly known as Tropical Storm Isaac, barreled toward New Orleans. The U.S. Na...

Hurricane Isaac Unlikely To Match Katrina's Destruction, Experts Say

Reuters | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green

* AIR, Eqecat says risks 'notable' but not huge * CoreLogic estimated $36 bln in homes endangered * Analysts say will no...

U.S. Poultry Companies Worry, Prepare For Hurricane Isaac

Reuters | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green

* Tyson Foods, Sanderson Farms plan for power outages * Storm headed for heart of U.S. chicken industry By P.J. Huffstut...

Climate Problem? What Climate Problem?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

"Isaac Churns Toward New Orleans." "Arctic Sea Ice Hits Record Low, Scientists Say." "Severe Drought Afflicts Nation." "July 2012 Hottest Month on Rec...

In Praise of Waste, Fraud and Abuse

Harry Shearer | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green
Harry Shearer

As we wait to see what effect Isaac will have on the Army Corps of Engineers $10 billion-plus "hurricane risk reduction system" in New Orleans, I can't help thinking about last week's news from When government adopts efficiency as its top priority, decisions like the Corps' get made. And people die.

Obama To Discuss Isaac At 10 AM EDT

Reuters | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON, Aug 28 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will make a statement On Tuesday morning on Tropical Storm Isaac, which is approaching hu...

Why Is God Punishing the GOP With Storms? Three Wrath-Provoking Possibilities

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

It's clear that the GOP has displeased the Supreme Being again mightily this year. But why? Unlike some, I claim no special answers about the nature of ultimate reality or of the Deity, much less the specifics of His preferred policy proposals. But here are three possible sources for all this windborne wrath.

A Helicopter Mom In A Hurricane

Lisa Belkin | Posted 10.27.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

The plan was to drop my son off at college this weekend and come home to write about my newly emptied nest. But then Isaac turned toward New Orleans, and my goal of being a laid back, non-helicoptering mother turned into something else, too.

PHOTOS: Submit Your Own Isaac Images From The Storm

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.27.2012 | Green

A Gulf Coast region already saturated by heavy rains this summer is gearing up for even more wild weather as Tropical Storm Isaac nears the Louisiana ...

Corps of Engineers Commander Has Confessed

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics
Sandy Rosenthal

In a surprise recent development, Lt Gen Carl Strock, Corps Commander, has admitted he had no evidence when he made incriminating statements about New Orleans agencies to the New York Times relating to the Katrina flooding.

Grain Elevators Shut, Barges Halted Ahead Of Isaac

Reuters | Posted 10.27.2012 | Green

* ADM shuts four New Orleans grain elevators ahead of storm * Cargill says two grain elevators will be shuttered * Missi...

Amid Concerns, Drought-Ravaged Midwest Hopes For Help From Isaac

Reuters | Posted 10.27.2012 | Green

* Heavy rainfall expected for central and south U.S. * Some late planted soybeans may be helped * No significant harm ex...

Jindal To Skip Republican Convention Due to Isaac

Posted 08.27.2012 | Politics

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) said on Monday that he will not attend the Republican National Convention in Tampa this week as Tropical Storm Isaac t...