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Hospital, homes, resort evacuated amid scorching California fires in wine country

California forest fires

Wind-whipped fires sweeping across California's wine country Monday burned homes and forced evacuation of communities, a hospital and a golf resort hours after completion of a PGA tour event.

In Santa Rosa, 50 miles north of San Francisco in Sonoma County, police cited "fast-moving fires" as they continually expanded the area of mandatory evacuations Monday. More than a dozen evacuation centers were opened, though some quickly filled.

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EPA chief says administration to roll back climate plan

Scott Pruitt rolls back EPA planThe Trump administration will abandon the Obama-era clean power plan aimed at reducing global warming, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said Monday.

Speaking in Kentucky, Pruitt said he will sign a proposed rule on Tuesday "to withdraw the so-called clean power plan of the past administration."

The clean power plan aimed to restrict greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants. It was a centerpiece of the Obama administration's environmental policies.

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JPMorgan Facing A New Environmental Fight Over Tar Sands Funding

JP Morgan funding tar sandsJPMorgan Chase is the target of a new environmental push demanding the bank end funding for tar sands drilling, HuffPost has learned.

In a new campaign set to be announced Tuesday, the San Francisco-based Rainforest Action Network criticizes the country’s largest bank by assets for providing over $3.1 billion to tar sands producers between 2014 and 2016 alone.

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'Apocalyptic' devastation in Puerto Rico, and little help in sight

PR storm 'apocalyptic' - no relief in sightHurricane Maria whipped Puerto Rico with Irma-level winds, drenched the island with Harvey-level flooding, crippled communications, decimated buildings and damaged a dam that puts downstream residents at risk of catastrophe.
But help has been slow to come to communities where the devastation is described as "apocalyptic," officials and residents argue.
Gov. Ricardo Rosselló said the nation faces a humanitarian crisis. He urged Congress to approve a commensurate aid package as the US commonwealth, already hammered by a prolonged economic crisis, tries to get back on its feet.

Puerto Rico dam failure prompts mass evacuation

Damaged dam prompts mass evacuation in PR

Puerto Rican officials rushed to evacuate some 70,000 people downstream of a failing dam in the wake of Hurricane Maria, while at least six people were confirmed dead on the US Caribbean territory following the storm.

The US National Weather Service (NWS) issued a flash flood emergency at the Guajataca Dam in Isabela Municipality, saying on Twitter that it was "an extremely dangerous situation" and that buses were evacuating residents from their homes "as quickly as they can".

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Hurricane Maria makes landfall in Puerto Rico as devastating Category 4 storm

Maria hits Puerto RicoOne of the strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico pummeled the island Wednesday, tearing off roofs and sending doors flying from hinges as officials warned Hurricane Maria would decimate the power company's crumbling infrastructure and force the government to rebuild dozens of communities.

Maria, which has killed at least nine in the Caribbean, made landfall early Wednesday in the southeast coastal town of Yabucoa as a Category 4 storm with winds of 155 mph (250 kph) winds, and it was expected to punish the island with life-threatening winds for 12 to 24 hours, forecasters said.

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Hurricane Maria smashes Dominica, now menaces Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria devastates DominicaHurricane Maria smashed into Dominica with 160 mph winds, ripping the roof off even the prime minister's residence and causing what he called "mind-boggling" devastation Tuesday as it plunged into a Caribbean region already ravaged by Hurricane Irma.

The storm was on a track to wallop Puerto Rico on Wednesday "with a force and violence that we haven't seen for several generations," the territory's governor said.

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