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Isaac washes BP spill oil ashore in Gulf

September 6, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

NEW ORLEANS Laboratory tests show that globs of oil found on two Louisiana beaches after Hurricane Isaac came from the 2010 BP spill. Continue Reading

Days after Isaac, a quarter-million still in dark

September 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

About a quarter of a million customers remained in the dark Monday in Louisiana and Mississippi, days after Isaac inundated the Gulf Coast with a deluge that still has some low-lying areas under water. Continue Reading

Misery in Louisiana as Isaac flooding leaves power out

August 31, 2012 in West Central Tribune

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Isaac sloshed northwards into the central U.S. on Friday after flooding stretches of Louisiana and knocking out power, leaving entire water-logged neighborhoods without lights, air conditioning or clean water.
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Drought-weary farmers await Isaac’s remnants

August 31, 2012 in The Daily Republic

ST. LOUIS Indiana farmer John Kolb normally would welcome storms that could provide his crops with badly needed water in this summer of drought. Instead, he and other Corn Belt farmers are nervously watching the forecast as Hurricane Isaac’s remnants slog their direction, concerned they could end up getting too much of a good thing. Continue Reading

Isaac nears New Orleans, floods rural La. levee

August 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Hurricane Isaac pushed water over a rural levee, knocked out power and flooded beach-front roads before dawn in Louisiana and Mississippi as it began a slow, drenching slog inland from the Gulf of Mexico with a newly fortified New Orleans in its path.
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