A new report looks at low-cost steps that federal and state governments can take to help communities be better prepared for flooding like Tropical Storm Irene.
Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen called for meaningful penalties today [Monday] for Connecticut Light and Power’s responses to last year’s Tropical Storm Irene and October Nor’easter.&nbs
There's a deadline looming for residents of Berkshireand Franklincounties in Massachusettsimpacted by tropical storm Irene. The unemployed or self-employed in both counties have until Thursday afternoon (10/6/11) to apply for federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance. Alberto Pillot is a spokesman for the Federal Emergency Management Agency. He says individuals eligible for help include those who can't work due to an injury caused by the storm.