Satellite image shows Florence’s floodwaters polluting the Atlantic

Posted In News, Pollution
Sep
20


Image source: NOAA

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As the Carolinas’ swollen rivers crest, their “polluted floodwaters” are dumping out into the Atlantic, visibly discoloring the water offshore, federal experts have noted.

It was estimated that Hurricane Florence would drop more than 10 trillion gallons in North Carolina alone. Now, that water is making its way through inland waterways and carrying sediment and debris slowly out into the Atlantic…

Read Full Article; CNN (09-20-2018)

Before-and-after aerial photos show destruction, beach erosion on North Carolina coastline; CNN (09-19-2018)

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