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Answers Emerge from Harvey-Hit Houston

Answers Emerge from Harvey-Hit Houston | Wolf Street https://wolfstreet.com/2017/09/20/houston-after-hurricane-harvey-auto-sales-home-sales-rents-jobs/ Re-posted from Wolf Street. Geoff Geoff Comments: The real long term damages and hardships are only now coming to light…

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Why Irma’s Impact on the Economy Will Be Worse than Harvey’s

Why Irma’s Impact on the Economy Will Be Worse than Harvey’s https://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/hurricane-irma/why-irma-s-impact-economy-will-be-worse-harvey-s-n801696?cid=public-rss_20170916 Re-posted from NBC news. Geoff Geoff Comments: Tourism and Agricultural Crops are two big reasons Irma’s impact will be worse than Harvey’s…

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Hurricanes Harvey and Irma may have caused up to $200 billion in damage, comparable to Katrina

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma may have caused up to $200 billion in damage, comparable to Katrina – ABC News http://abcnews.go.com/US/hurricanes-harvey-irma-cost-us-economy-290-billion/story?id=49761970 Re-posted from ABC News. Geoff

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As Irma barrels into Florida, Washington takes a 1-2 punch

As Irma barrels into Florida, Washington takes a 1-2 punch – POLITICO http://www.politico.com/story/2017/09/10/hurricane-irma-washington-impact-242529 Re-posted from Politico. Geoff Geoff Comments:The perfect political storm of two hurricanes, Debt Ceiling, Infrastructure upgrades, and Tax reform… President Trump will face and handle them all…

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As Harvey breaks rainfall record, Houston imposes a curfew and death toll climbs to 18

As Harvey breaks rainfall record, Houston imposes a curfew and death toll climbs to 18 – LA Times http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-texas-harvey-20170829-story.html Re-posted from LATimes. Geoff Geoff Comments: Hurricane Harvey broke the all time record for rainfall in the continental US @ 51.12 … Continue reading

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Harvey’s impact: Up to 30 percent of Harris County, home to Houston, is under water

Harvey’s impact: Up to 30 percent of Harris County, home to Houston, is under water – The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2017/08/29/harvey-takes-aim-at-louisiana-as-trump-plans-to-survey-stricken-texas/?utm_term=.aa36e3011da8 Re-posted from Washington Post. Geoff Geoff Comments: Also all the tunnels connecting buildings in downtown Houston are filled with water, … Continue reading

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A half-million flooded cars and trucks could be scrapped

A half-million flooded cars and trucks could be scrapped https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/29/a-half-million-flooded-cars-and-trucks-could-be-scrapped.html Re-posted from CNBC. Geoff Geoff Comments: A boon the the auto and finance industries which were already on the ropes before Hurricane Harvey…

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Where Harvey is hitting hardest, 80 percent lack flood insurance

Where Harvey is hitting hardest, 80 percent lack flood insurance – The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/08/29/where-harvey-is-hitting-hardest-four-out-of-five-homeowners-lack-flood-insurance/?utm_term=.164d2346183f Re-posted from Washington Post. Geoff Geoff Comments: This will be a hard lesson to learn, as we know, people will not listen and will forget, … Continue reading

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Full extent of Harvey’s aftermath starts to come into chilling focus

Full extent of Harvey’s aftermath starts to come into chilling focus – The Washington Post https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/full-extent-of-harveys-aftermath-starts-to-come-into-chilling-focus/2017/08/27/1b2b184a-8b56-11e7-8df5-c2e5cf46c1e2_story.html?utm_term=.bedf73e88baf Re-posted from Washington Post. Geoff Geoff Comments: Costs in hundreds of $Billions, infrastructure, personal lives, homes, etc. Could take 5-10 years at best…

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Hurricane Harvey Has Dumped 15 Trillion Gallons Of Water On Texas And May Be The Most Expensive Natural Disaster In U.S. History

Hurricane Harvey Has Dumped 15 Trillion Gallons Of Water On Texas And May Be The Most Expensive Natural Disaster In U.S. History http://theeconomiccollapseblog.com/archives/hurricane-harvey-has-dumped-15-trillion-gallons-of-water-on-texas-and-may-be-the-most-expensive-natural-disaster-in-u-s-history Re-posted from The Economic Collapse blog. Geoff Geoff Comments: That’s about 9 cubic miles of water… When … Continue reading

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