Aglae blooms prompt an emergency declaration in Florida, the issue is blamed on aging infrastructure, California wildfires are nearly contained but claim more lives, Arctic permafrost is thawing, a Wauconda, IL neighborhood is evacuated, and coral bleaching concerns grow.
Two rail tunnels that run underneath the Hudson River are 105 years old, badly deteriorated, and were damaged in 2012 by Superstorm Sandy. The tunnels are in desperate need of replacement before something catastrophic occurs.
Dams across the U.S. provide vital functions that many citizens depend upon daily. These include flood control, drinking water, irrigation, inland navigation (locks), and the generation of clean electricity. Here is everything you want to know about the nation's dams at a glance.