Climate Change And Drinking Water: Report Indicates Hurricane Irene Polluted New York’s Catskills Watershed

Huffington Post: Over one year later, parts of the East Coast are still recovering from Hurricane Irene, the Category 1 hurricane that first hit the outer banks of North Carolina and made its way up the coast, tempering into a tropical storm by the time it reached New York. Forty-nine people died as a direct result of the hurricane, which racked up an estimated $15.8 billion in total damage. But truly lasting devastation could come from the effects of hurricanes like Irene on watersheds which contribute to drinking......

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