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Hurricane Issac

BP Plans Controversial 'Deep Cleaning' For Oil Exposed By Hurricane

AP | CAIN BURDEAU | Posted 11.11.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — BP PLC says it wants to aggressively clean up buried oil exposed on Louisiana's beaches by Hurricane Isaac's churning waves. ...

When Different Cultures Unite on Climate Crisis...

Asif Iqbal | Posted 11.11.2012 | Impact
Asif Iqbal

Anusha Sherazi and Dave Finnigan are the two examples of people who, although they belong to the different cultures of Pakistan and the U.S., come to volunteerism in climate action; they have no difference in thoughts and ambition for a common cause.

Crab Fishing Hit Hard By Hurricane Isaac

AP | KEVIN McGILL | Posted 11.07.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana crab fishers took a big hit from Hurricane Isaac, according to the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board. ...

Thousands File Insurance Claims In Hurricane Isaac's Wake

AP | SHEILA V KUMAR | Posted 11.05.2012 | Green

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Thousands of flood insurance claims are being filed in the wake of Hurricane Isaac, a slow-moving storm that hammered severa...

PHOTO: Thousands Of Dead Rodents Wash Up On Mississippi Beaches

Reuters | Posted 11.05.2012 | Green

By Emily Le Coz TUPELO, Miss., Sept 4 (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of rats killed by Hurricane Isaac have washed up onto the beaches ...

Chris Kirkham

Hurricane Isaac: Flooding Outside The Federal Levee System [INFOGRAPHIC]

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris Kirkham | Posted 08.29.2012 | Green

As Hurricane Isaac continues to drench the Gulf Coast, the flooding that has occurred so far in Louisiana has been concentrated in an area south of Ne...

LOOK: Haunting Picture Of Isaac At Night From Space

Posted 08.29.2012 | Green

NASA's Suomi-NPP satellite captured this haunting image from space of Tropical Storm Isaac just after midnight on Tuesday, hours before the storm was ...

'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 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...

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...

Gulf Coast Residents Evacuate Or Hunker Down

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green

GRAND BAY, Ala. (AP) — Some Gulf Coast residents were getting out of town as Isaac approached, while others decided to hunker down and ride out the ...

Hurricane Isaac Moves Toward Louisiana

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green

Isaac made landfall Tuesday night on the southeastern Louisiana coast as a Category 1 hurricane with winds of 80 mph. Arriving on the eve of the seve...

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...

Oil Prices Rise As Isaac Gains Traction

AP | PAMELA SAMPSON | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green

BANGKOK (AP) — Crude prices fell Wednesday after finance ministers from the world's leading industrialized economies called on oil producers to incr...

Gulf Oil Spill Defenses Facing A Test With Isaac

AP | JEFF AMY | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green

DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (AP) — Sand dunes and a rock barrier built to help contain the 2010 Gulf oil spill are being watched for their effectiveness in...

Isaac Balloons Into A Hurricane, New Orleans Threatened

AP | BY MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — Hurricane Isaac spun into the southern Louisiana coast late Tuesday, sending floodwaters surging and unleashing fierce winds as re...

Isaac Near Hurricane Force Off U.S. Gulf Coast

Reuters | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green

* Landfall expected on Katrina anniversary * Obama warns of "significant flooding and other damage" * Massive new floodg...

Drought-Stricken States Welcome Rain From Isaac

AP | JOSH FUNK | Posted 10.28.2012 | Green

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The remnants of Hurricane Isaac could bring welcome rain to some states in the Mississippi River valley this week, but experts sa...

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...

Mississippi Gov. Declares State Of Emergency As Hurricane Looms

AP | JEFF AMY | Posted 10.26.2012 | Green

PEARL, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has declared a state of emergency as officials prepare for a hit from what's now Tropical Storm Isa...

Hurricane Warnings Issued As Isaac Churns Towards Gulf Coast

AP | Posted 10.26.2012 | Green

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane warnings have been issued for an area stretching from Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle as Isaac churns toward the Gulf Coas...

Tropical Storm Isaac Likely WIll Become Hurricane, Threatens Haiti

Posted 08.28.2012 | Green

Tropical Storm Isaac's path veered further westward Thursday afternoon and is likely to develop into a hurricane come Friday. Isaac threatens to unlea...