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Emily Atkin

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Emily Atkin is a staff writer for the New Republic. She covers the environment.

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Hurricane Irma is not what it used to be, but it's still doing plenty of damage.

Hurricane Irma's not over yet

Hurricane Irma is not what it used to be, but it's still doing plenty of damage.

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The flooding in Texas and Louisiana pose major health and environmental risks to the region.

The health risks brought by Tropical Storm Harvey

The flooding in Texas and Louisiana pose major health and environmental risks to the region.

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