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The economic toll is increasing, with 25.7% of the damage from the past three years alone. Hurricane Laura will add to that total.
Nearly four decades of data show that wildfires have become more destructive over the years. Which states are affected the most?
The federal government provides natural disaster support in three main ways: emergency assistance funding for clean-up and restoration after a disaster, preparedness funding to improve emergency responses to a disaster and mitigation funding to reduce loss associated with future disasters.
According to new EPA data, transportation became the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States in 2017 after emissions from electricity generation continued to decline.