Classes suspended in 3 Surigao Sur towns due to July 13 quake

Credit to Author: racosta| Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 08:02:22 +0000

Classes have been suspended in three towns of Surigao del Sur following reports of damaged school buildings as a result of the 5.5-magnitude quake that struck off Carrascal town on Saturday, July 13.

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9 schools in C. Luzon, NCR sustain quake damage

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 05:53:58 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — At least nine schools were damaged following Monday afternoon’s magnitude 6.1 earthquake that rocked parts of Luzon, the Department of Education (DepEd) said on Tuesday.

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Fire-ravaged Notre Dame now stabilized, firefighters leave

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 23:15:05 +0000

A worker prepares to remove a statue from the damaged Notre Dame cathedral, in Paris, Friday, April 19, 2019. Rebuilding Notre Dame, the 800-year-old Paris cathedral devastated by fire this week, will cost billions of dollars as architects, historians and artisans work to preserve the medieval landmark. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

Architects and construction workers have stabilized the damaged structure of Notre Dame cathedral, four days after a fast-spreading fire ravaged the iconic Paris building, and firefighters were leaving the site Friday night, a fire service official said.

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Crop damage, losses due to El Nino soar to P5.05 billion

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 02 Apr 2019 09:11:06 +0000

Crop damage, losses due to El Nino soar to P5.05 billion

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Tuesday reported that damage to rice and corn farms due to the El Niño phenomenon has reached P5.05 billion.

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Should a Power Company Be Held Responsible for Wildfires?

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0000

If you’ve been following the news, you know that Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection because it is facing tens of billions of dollars in liability for

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Concrete Better Than Cameras in Protecting Grid

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2019 20:48:15 +0000

Some high-tech security features meant to protect U.S. power plants from physical attack may not be as effective as good old-fashioned fences and concrete, according to a Georgia Institute of Technology graduate who modeled security measures in a computer simulation while earning her PhD in Public Policy. Jenna McGrath, who graduated in December 2018, published […]

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Employees Safe After Tornado Hits Dry Fork Coal Plant in Wyoming

Employees at Basin Electric Power Cooperative’s 385-MW coal-fired Dry Fork Station are all safe after a tornado touched down at the plant’s site in Gillette, Wyoming, on June 1. The company described the harrowing hour before and after the tornado hit the plant and surrounding area. Though the plant “mostly avoided damage,” employee safety protocol […]

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