EPA scrambles to keep Puerto Ricans from drinking toxic water

CBS News correspondent David Begnaud reports from Puerto Rico on the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria

CBS News correspondent David Begnaud reports from Puerto Rico on the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria

It's "one of the big stories of the decade", he mused.

US Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) speaks to demonstrators at a protest outside the U.S. Capitol to demand more recovery assistance for areas hit by recent hurricanes, including Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria. "This is not an easy program".

Odenkirk is currently starring in the "Breaking Bad" prequel "Better Call Saul", which is also set in Albuquerque.

President Donald Trump, who has engaged in a series of back-and-forth insults with the mayor of the capital, San Juan, has said the island should do more to help itself. It's the same with petrol stations. And he's not sure when they will be coming back. "With a full 12 months of recruitment, we expect that to grow". There has been no response as of yet.

If you're interested in donating to help the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, visit El Fondo Boricua, a fund of the St. Paul Foundation. "It's a disgrace. And it's a disgrace that the fake news won cover it. It's so sad". I expected to be heartbroken by what we saw when we arrived - and I was. And while nearly 90 percent of supermarkets have reopened, many have bare rows of shelves empty of goods ranging from water to bananas to canned tuna. She and other protesters want debt relief and more aid for the island.

"It can't be overstated how delicate the situation is here", Begnaud said. These batteries can be used to provide power during the evening hours when there is no solar power available or during the day to provide a steady flow of power to the grid.

Speaking to the Donegal News, Helena said because she is a qualified meteorologist, she always thought she would have liked to experience a hurricane, until one actually stormed through her neighbourhood. He is no stranger to storms. During seven years in the 1950s, the number of people living in West Virginia dropped by 8 percent.

Additionally, without a greater focus on addressing urgent public health needs, Puerto Rico is facing a health crisis. I also really like the fact that she's contributing, especially after the warm welcome that Puerto Rico gave her.

Water treatment requires electricity; thus, the flow from taps is greatly hampered.

The unit's heavy construction equipment is already bound for the island, having left on a ship from New Jersey on Thursday, the New York National Guard said.

Most of them are in the small town of Ciales (pop. 18,000), where Erick spent much of his youth. "This will be the most challenging environmental response after a hurricane that our country has ever seen", Judith Enck, who served as administrator of the EPA's region 2 - which includes Puerto Rico - under President Barack Obama, told the television network.

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