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NOAA acting administrator says no jobs under threat in Alabama speech

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's acting administrator sought to assure his employees Tuesday that their jobs are safe, following a report that NOAA's top officials were threatened to be fired if they didn't disavow a regional office's tweet that contradicted President Donald Trump's false claim that Hurricane Dorian was likely to hit Alabama.

WaPo: NOAA to investigate if response to Trump violated ethics

An official with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is going to investigate if the agency violated its own ethics when it backed President Donald Trump's tweets about Hurricane Dorian over its experts, according to a report by the Washington Post.

NOAA: Historic flooding will continue through May

The spring flood outlook is not good news for those already devastated by flooding in the Midwest and down the Mississippi River, according to an outlook released Thursday by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Trump on climate change: 'There's something there'

President Donald Trump, speaking during a hurricane recovery briefing in Georgia, said he believes "there is something there" when asked about climate change, but once again cast doubt on the overwhelming scientific consensus that climate change is caused by human activity.

WWII destroyer remains found off the coast of Alaska

After 75 years, researchers have discovered the stern of a World War II destroyer off the coast of Alaska and presumably, the final resting place of 70 crew members who were never found after the vessel was hit by a Japanese mine.

Trump admin strips key provisions of Endangered Species Act

The Trump administration announced major changes it wants to make to parts of the Endangered Species Act that it argues loosen regulations while providing the best conservation results, but environmentalists warn the suggested changes to the 45-year-old law could harm species that need protection.

Near- to above-average hurricane season predicted for 2018

The 2018 hurricane season is shaping up to be "near- or above-normal" -- though not to the degree seen last year, when 17 named storms formed and three major hurricanes struck US soil -- the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, said Thursday.