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As Storm Season Begins, Report Details Potential Damage to Polluted Sites

Northeast tops list of regions with Superfund sites most impacted by hurricanes

ANDREW S. LEWIS / NJ SPOTLIGHT NEWS – The Atlantic hurricane season has officially began, and once again, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting an “above-normal” season, though not as active as 2020. The agency is calling for between 13 and 20 named storms with winds of 39 mph or higher, three to five of which could become major hurricanes.

Several records for number and severity of storms were broken last year, and climatologists agree that hurricane intensity and precipitation will only worsen as air and water temperatures, and sea level, continue to trend upward …