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Massive Wildfires in US West Bring Haze to East Coast

7/21/2021 by US Harbors

By Gillian Flaccus. PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Wildfires in the American West, including one burning in Oregon that’s currently the largest in the U.S., are creating hazy skies as far away as New York as the massive infernos spew smoke and ash into the air in columns up to six… SEE MORE

oastline of the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, Alabama Credit: Mike Reynolds Uploaded by mrjohncummings, Public Domain,

AP Interview: EPA Water Chief on Clean Water Protections

7/15/2021 by US Harbors

By Suman Naishadham. WASHINGTON (AP) — To finally determine a lasting definition of waterways that qualify for federal protection under the Clean Water Act, the Environmental Protection Agency’s new water director says everyone with a stake in the issue will need to be engaged. Radhika Fox recently spoke to The… SEE MORE

Coast Guard Urges Hurricane Preparedness Ahead of Tropical Storm Elsa

7/8/2021 by US Harbors

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - The Coast Guard urges caution to Mid-Atlantic mariners, boaters and beachgoers as Tropical Storm Elsa impacts the region. Tropical storms are dangerous, can create treacherous conditions and can cause gale-force winds sooner than anticipated. Mariners, boaters, and beachgoers alike should stay safe, alert and follow advisories as… SEE MORE

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Fun Facts About America's Birthday

7/4/2021 by US Harbors

Get in the patriotic spirit with a few of our favorite informative facts about Independence Day! SEE MORE