The U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico are very early in the process of rebuilding and recovering from the devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Two local volunteers are scheduled to leave Lansing this morning to help American Red Cross aid efforts.
WKAR's Scott Pohl talks with American Red Cross volunteers Aaron Mahoney and Lisa Castillo about their hurricane relief work.
Congress returns to work Tuesday after a month-long recess. The mounting cost of Hurricane Harvey will undoubtedly be on lawmakers’ minds as they set to work on the 2018 federal budget. WKAR's Kevin Lavery talks with U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee (MI-5) of Flint to talk about the task of crafting a national funding strategy.
Nathan Moore, associate professor of the Department of Geography, Environment and Spacial Sciences at Michigan State University talks with WKAR's Brooke Allen about Hurricane Harvey's impact on Houston.
WKAR's Brooke Allen talks with MSU associate professor Nathan Moore about how Hurricane Harvey devastated Houston and how climate change may have been a factor in the storm.