Floodwater has the potential to carry with it a whole host of pollutants, from spilled hog waste in North Carolina to coal ash at the former Grainger plant in Conway. But it's not clear what toxins might be in the water.
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There are many ways to help with the recovery and rebuilding effort in the wake of Hurricane Florence. Here is a curated list of groups that can put you and your money to work to make a difference.
Through Friday, the S.C. Attorney General's office reported 118 allegations of overpricing by businesses across the state during the Hurricane Florence period.
A dam containing a large lake at a Wilmington power plant has been breached by floodwaters from Florence, and coal ash might be flowing into the Cape Fear River.
As devastating as Hurricane Florence has been, it could have been worse. A look at the rescuers who helped hundreds of people escape the floodwaters.
President Donald Trump toured Hurricane Florence damage in the northeast corner of South Carolina, where flooding rivers are expected to crest next week.
The inundation has prompted hundreds of water rescues and has almost entirely choked the flow of supplies to Wilmington, a city with a population of roughly 120,000.
Florence continued pummeling North Carolina on Sunday, drenching large areas of the state with record rainfall and threatening deadly flooding.
Catastrophic flooding from Florence spread across the Carolinas on Sunday, with roads to Wilmington, North Carolina cut off by the epic deluge and muddy river water swamping entire neighborhoods miles inland.
Even if South Carolina largely dodges the Florence bullet, the state is still on the firing line. It's time to quit ignoring the real problems.