Preparing for Hurricane Irene
As Hurricane Irene approaches land, please prepare carefully. Even if you’re not in the affected area, this week’s events are a good reminder to brush up on disaster preparedness.
Here are some links to help you out.
Remember that generator exhaust is TOXIC. Always put generators outside well away from doors, windows, and vents. Never use a generator inside homes, garages, crawlspaces, sheds, or similar areas. Carbon monoxide (CO) is deadly, can build up quickly, and can linger for hours. Read more.
Social media accounts to follow for hurricane information
Twitter (hashtag #Irene)
Editor's Note: The opinions expressed in Greenversations are those of the author. They do not reflect EPA policy, endorsement, or action, and EPA does not verify the accuracy or science of the contents of the blog.