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Mud Floods: A Possible Threat to Mountainous Areas in the U.S.

Mud floods, also known as mudflows or debris flows, are a type of natural disaster that occurs when large amounts of water-saturated soil and rock move rapidly downhill, carrying with them debris such as trees, boulders, and man-made structures. Mud floods can be caused by a variety of factors, including heavy rainfall, snowmelt, and volcanic […]

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American Car Wash Industry and Environmental Concerns

(FP) — The American car wash industry is booming, with thousands of car washes operating across the country. While these businesses provide a valuable service to drivers, they also have a significant impact on the environment. From water usage to chemical runoff, car washes can have negative effects on local ecosystems. However, some car washes […]