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Hurricane Florence Brought North Carolina an Environmental Disaster

Flooding continues in the Carolinas in Florence’s wake

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Joe Raedle / Getty Images Surrounded: Flood waters are seen surrounding a home after heavy rains from Hurricane Florence in Lumberton, N.C.

About 6,000 to 8,000 people in Georgetown County, S.C., were alerted to be prepared to evacuate potential flood zones ahead of a “record event” of up to 10 feet of flooding, which is expected to begin Tuesday near parts of the Pee Dee and Waccamaw rivers, county spokeswoman Jackie Broach-Akers said….

 

Hurricane Florence Brought North Carolina an Environmental Disaster

Just as everybody and his uncle Barney Fife warned, Hurricane Florence resulted in untold environmental damage in the newly insane state of North Carolina, and in entirely predictable ways, too. For example, the pig lagoons were breached. From The Washington Post…

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