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Portable Toilet Company Helping Isaac Victims

A Dallas company is helping eliminate the problems of human waste after Hurricane Isaac.

08/29/2012

A fallen streetlight sits in a puddle of water in downtown New Orleans, Louisiana on August 29, 2012, as Hurricane Isaac battered the city and surrounding region. (credit: Frederic J. Brown/AFP/GettyImages)

Isaac Weakening, NOLA Officials May Breach Levee

Louisiana officials said Wednesday they may have to intentionally breach a levee in a flooded area as Hurricane Isaac made a slow, drenching slog inland before weakening to a tropical storm and a dusk-to-dawn curfew was declared in New Orleans.

08/29/2012

Ruffin Henry and Scout swim in the rising water of Lake Pontchatrain as Hurricane Isaac approaches on August 28, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Hurricane Isaac Floods Gulf Coast

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.

08/29/2012

Bourbon Street remains vitrually empty ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac on August 27, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Isaac Upgraded To Hurricane Near Gulf Coast

Isaac became a hurricane Tuesday that could flood the coasts of four states with storm surge and heavy rains on its way to New Orleans, where residents hunkered down behind fortified levees.

08/28/2012

Bertrand Ragan holds his dog Max while being checked into the hurricane shelter at the Belle Chasse Auditorium on August 27, 2012 in Belle Chasse, Louisiana (credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

New Orleans Mayor: Hunker Down For Isaac

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu says the city is ready to face Tropical Storm Isaac. Noting that Isaac should arrive at the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Landrieu said Monday that officials feel very good about the ability to cope with Isaac

08/27/2012

Tourists walk the beach at sunset ahead of Tropical Storm Isaac on August 26, 2012 at Madeira Beach, Florida. (credit: Edward Linsmier/Getty Images)

Isaac Takes Aim At Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Isaac targeted a broad swath of the Gulf Coast on Monday and had New Orleans in its crosshairs, bearing down just ahead of the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.

08/27/2012

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Local Red Cross Ready To Help Isaac Victims

Local volunteers from the American Red Cross are ready to help in case Tropical Storm Isaac hits landfall with hurricane force and causes serious trouble along the Gulf Coast.

08/27/2012

A pipeline carries oil near Beaumont, Texas. (credit: Joe Raedle/Newsmakers via Getty Images)

Judge Clears Way For Texas Pipeline

The developer of a disputed oil pipeline, planned to carry oil from Canada to the Gulf Coast, may condemn land across a Texas farm for the pipeline’s right of way, a judge ruled.

08/23/2012

A green turtle hatchling is released into the Arabian Sea. (credit: RIZWAN TABASSUM/AFP/Getty Images)

Record 6,000 Turtles Hatched On South Padre

A group that cares for and releases endangered sea turtle hatchlings into the Gulf of Mexico says it had a record 6,000 babies born this year.

08/20/2012

Hurricane expert Dr. Rick Knabb speaks during The Weather Channel's portion of the 2011 Summer TCA Tour at the Beverly Hilton on July 27, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Hurricane Center Head Turned Fear Into Career

When the National Hurricane Center’s new director was growing up on the Florida and Texas coasts, storms frightened him. Now, Rick Knabb understands storms much better.

06/11/2012

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Judge Outlines New Plan For Gulf Oil Spill Trial

A judge has outlined a new structure for a trial of Gulf oil spill claims that wouldn’t be resolved by a proposed class-action settlement between BP and a team of attorneys.

05/31/2012

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Judge Hears Details Of Gulf Oil Spill Settlement

A judge said that he is leaning in favor of granting approval to a class-action settlement that would resolve billions of dollars in claims against BP over the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

04/26/2012

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