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Buffalo Braces For Floods A...

Buffalo Braces For Floods As Mounds Of Snow Melt

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By Mark BlinchBUFFALO, Nov 23 (Reuters) - The area around Buffalo, New York braced on Sunday for potential flooding as warming temperatures began to melt up to seven feet (2 meters) of snow that fell in a record snow storm last week in which 13 people died.More than 650 members of the New York National Guard were in Erie county and Buffalo to help with snow removal and flood prevention, and hun...

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on Nov 23, 2014 at 03:50 PM

Western New York braces for flooding as heavy snow melts

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BUFFALO (Reuters) - The area around Buffalo, New York braced on Sunday for potential flooding as warming temperatures began to melt up to seven feet (2 meters) of snow that fell in a record snow storm last week in which 13 people died.

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on Nov 23, 2014 at 03:20 PM
Cleanup on, flood threat lo...

Cleanup on, flood threat looms after huge N.Y. snow

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Beth Bragg's home was spared the worst of a lake-effect storm that buried parts of the Buffalo area under more than 7 feet of snow. But she was still out first-thing Saturday with her shovel — along with hundreds of other volunteers.

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on Nov 23, 2014 at 02:50 AM
This Is What You Would've S...

This Is What You Would've Seen If You Flew Around Inside The Buffalo Snowstorm

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While most people in the Buffalo, New York area were hunkered down this week as over six feet of snow piled up outside their windows, James Grimaldi was out seeing the sights, courtesy of his drone.The West Seneca man flew his drone into the storm on Tuesday, according to The Washington Post -- navigating the device around snow-laden trees for a bird's-eye view of his neighborhood, all while sn...

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on Nov 22, 2014 at 09:20 PM
Volunteer snow shovelers hi...

Volunteer snow shovelers hit Buffalo streets as flooding fears rise

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By Aaron Ingrao BUFFALO (Reuters) - As temperatures near Buffalo, New York, rose above freezing on Saturday, volunteers fanned out to help their neighbors clear the walls of snow that have paralyzed parts of the region this week, but the warming trend also raised the threat of flooding. More than 200 volunteers, called the Shovel Brigade Mob, armed themselves with shovels and headed into neighb...

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on Nov 22, 2014 at 06:20 PM

Volunteer snow shovelers hit Buffalo streets as flooding fears rise

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BUFFALO (Reuters) - As temperatures near Buffalo, New York, rose above freezing on Saturday, volunteers fanned out to help their neighbors clear the walls of snow that have paralyzed parts of the region this week, but the warming trend also raised the threat of flooding.

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on Nov 22, 2014 at 06:20 PM

New York Activists Turn to Civil Disobedience As Last Resort to Fight Regulatory Capture

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Award-winning author and anti-fracking activist Dr. Sandra Steingraber is going to spend Thanksgiving in jail. And it won’t be her first stay there. She spent last Earth Day there as well. She is returning to jail in upstate New York after her arrest for being part of a human blockade at the gates of the Crestwood Midstream gas storage facility on the shores of Seneca Lake in New York.And despi...

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on Nov 21, 2014 at 09:20 PM

Head of EPA Visits Jersey City to Highlight EPA Investment in Local Communities; Jersey City Mayor Fulop and Administrator McCarthy Visit Berry Lane Park Project (NJ)

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(New York, N.Y.) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy, on her first trip to New Jersey, was joined by Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop at the Berry Lane Park project to highlight EPA funding that has helped Jersey City transform a formerly contaminated site into the l...

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on Nov 21, 2014 at 07:50 PM
As Buffalo Snow Ends, Roof ...

As Buffalo Snow Ends, Roof Collapses And Floods Are Concerns

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A snowfall that brought huge drifts and closed roads in the Buffalo area finally ended Friday, yet residents still couldn't breathe easy, as the looming threat of rain and higher temperatures through the weekend and beyond raised the possibility of floods and more roofs collapsing under the heavy loads.More than 30 roof collapses, most involving farm and flat-roof buildings...

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on Nov 21, 2014 at 01:50 PM

Snow to keep falling in paralyzed western New York another day

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - Snow-bound residents of western New York awoke to as much as another foot of accumulation on Thursday with possibly another 30 inches expected, meteorologists said.

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on Nov 20, 2014 at 03:50 PM