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Officials Offer Plan To Protect Texas From Hurricanes

HOUSTON (AP) — State and federal officials on Friday recommended a plan to protect the Texas coast from hurricanes — particularly the Houston area — with a barrier system made up of floodwalls, floodgates and seawall improvements that could cost up to $31 billion and offer storm surge protection for the largest petrochemical complex in the country. 462 more words

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Officials Offer Plan To Protect Texas From Hurricanes

HOUSTON (AP) — State and federal officials on Friday recommended a plan to protect the Texas coast from hurricanes — particularly the Houston area — with a barrier system made up of floodwalls, floodgates and seawall improvements that could cost up to $31 billion and offer storm surge protection for the largest petrochemical complex in the country. 462 more words

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#081--Why do posted Hurricane evacuation routes in Houston mostly divert people eastward?

This is a question that’s bugged me my whole life along the Texas coast. Thankfully, we got through Rita (2005) and Ike (2008) okay where I’m at, many miles inland and several feet above sea level. 665 more words

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Texas Works To Finish Hurricane Ike Recovery Projects

GALVESTON (AP) — Nearly 10 years have passed since Hurricane Ike devastated Galveston, and government agencies are still working to complete recovery projects before a state-imposed deadline. 105 more words

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