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Report: Greater Houston’s a ‘Sitting Duck’ for the Next Big Storm

Reporters from the Texas Tribune and ProPublica have teamed up on a report examining the Houston and Galveston region’s lack of storm infrastructure. The article is called Hell and High Water, and it suggests Greater Houston is simply unprepared to handle that next big storm. To tell us more, we talk with Texas Tribune environmental reporter Kiah Collier. […]

Reporters from the Texas Tribune and ProPublica have teamed up on a report examining the Houston and Galveston region’s lack of storm infrastructure. The article is called Hell and High Water, and it suggests Greater Houston is simply unprepared to handle that next big storm.

To tell us more, we talk with Texas Tribune environmental reporter Kiah Collier. She and her fellow reporters characterize the Houston region as a “sitting duck for the next big hurricane.” We discuss why and learn what we don’t have in place that we should have by now.

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