Alexis Madrigal

Atlantic

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Alexis Madrigal is a staff writer at the Atlantic and author of Powering the Dream: The History and Promise of Green Technology.

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Despite more businesses reopening in LA and around the country, coronavirus is still out there.

COVID-19 cases decline abroad, but transmission is rising in LA

Despite more businesses reopening in LA and around the country, coronavirus is still out there.

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I nsurance companies with a lot at stake have recently started hiring private wildfire defense teams to protect their clients’ properties.

The rise of private firefighting companies

I nsurance companies with a lot at stake have recently started hiring private wildfire defense teams to protect their clients’ properties.

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In the aftermath of Irma, some daunting figures: between 6.5 and 15 million Floridians are without power; Florida Power and Light has some 16,000 workers laboring to repair the lines.

Millions of powerless Floridians await recovery

In the aftermath of Irma, some daunting figures: between 6.5 and 15 million Floridians are without power; Florida Power and Light has some 16,000 workers laboring to repair the lines.

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