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Growing demand for lithium used in batteries inspires increased mining. The mining operations use lots of water – in dry areas. In Chile, authorities are beginning to wonder if they have given too many drilling permits, VOA reports.
Hurricane Florence is approaching the US east coast. Seven nuclear power plants are in the area expected to get hit, reposts EcoWatch.
Florence will approach the Carolina coast Thursday night into Friday with winds in excess of 100mph along with flooding rains. This system will approach the Brunswick Nuclear Plant as well as the Duke-Sutton Steam Plant [..] Dangerous wind gusts and flooding will be the largest threats to these operations with inland plants being susceptible to inland flooding.Ed Vallee, meteorologist