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Officials rescued 455 people from this small North Carolina town after Florence's floodwaters stranded people in their homes

7 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Residents were rescued from the coastal town of New Bern, North Carolina after massive flooding and damage from Hurricane Florence stranded hundreds.
NBC News reported 455 people were rescued by the operation.
Officials said operations were functional because the storm had weakened, but warned rising flood waters meant the threat isn't over.
Rescuers had to rush to rescue residents from the coastal town of New Bern, North Carolina after Hurricane Florence caused devastating flooding that trapped people in their homes.
The county that contains New Bern issued a mandatory...
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Lowe's and Home Depot have emergency command centers monitoring Florence and thousands of trucks loaded and ready to go to stores in the storm's path

Lowe's and Home Depot have emergency command centers monitoring Florence and thousands of trucks loaded and ready to go to stores in the storm's path

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Ken Blevins/The Star-News via AP
Hurricane Florence has people turning to local hardware and supply stores like Lowe's, Home Depot, and Ace for assistance that the government can't necessarily provide.
These outlets have emergency command centers and meteorologists on duty.
After 2017's brutal hurricane season, Home Depot had revenue of more than $100 billion, and Lowe's earned about $68 billion.
MIAMI - Before and after a hurricane, Ace is the place. And Home Depot and Lowe's. And many other hardware and building supply outlets.
Not surprisingly, these companies plan for storms such as...
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Hurricane Florence's rains eroded a coal ash landfill in North Carolina, possibly releasing enough ash to fill 180 dump trucks

Hurricane Florence's rains eroded a coal ash landfill in North Carolina, possibly releasing enough ash to fill 180 dump trucks

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Matt Born/The Star-News via AP
Duke Energy said Florence's heavy rains caused a slope to collapse at a coal ash landfill at a closed power station near the North Carolina coast.
About 2,000 cubic yards of ash were displaced at the L. V. Sutton Power Station outside Wilmington.
The company isn't yet sure if the contaminated runoff flowed into the Cape Fear River.
Duke Energy said Saturday night that heavy rains from Florence caused a slope to collapse at a coal ash landfill at a closed power station near the North Carolina coast.
Duke spokeswoman Paige Sheehan said about 2,000 cubic yards...
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