Battered, Flooded and Submerged: Many Superfund Sites Are Dangerously Threatened by Climate Change

InsideClimate News

When Hurricane Harvey battered Houston in 2017, a damaged Superfund site leaked harmful dioxin chemicals into a nearby river. The spill underscored the growing threat climate change poses to some of the nation’s most toxic industrial sites, as extreme weather becomes more frequent and intense and as sea levels rise. Yet the Trump administration is mostly ignoring that threat.

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