Quotations that match 'hurricane'.Following the devastation of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, $3 per gallon gasoline became common and our nation has come under considerable strain.
[ Became Come Common Considerable Devastation Following Gallon Gasoline Hurricanes Katrina Nation Our Per Rita Strain Under]
The Minnesota spirit of compassion and help for people in need has moved countless Minnesotans to step forward to provide relief for the survivors of Hurricane Katrina.
[ Compassion Countless Forward Help Hurricane Katrina Minnesota Minnesotans Moved Need Provide Relief Spirit Step Survivors]
In the immediate aftermath of the hurricane, I sent a letter to EPA Administrator Stephen L Johnson urging him to waive regulations to allow for the early sale of winter grade fuel to help with gasoline shortages and gasoline prices.
[ Administrator Aftermath Allow Early Epa Fuel Gasoline Grade Help Him Hurricane Immediate Johnson Letter Prices Regulations Sale Sent Shortages Stephen Urging Winter]
It is better to meet danger than to wait for it. He that is on a lee shore, and foresees a hurricane, stands out to sea and encounters a storm to avoid a shipwreck.
[ Avoid Better Danger Encounters Hurricane Lee Meet Out Sea Shipwreck Shore Stands Storm Than Wait]
Hurricane Katrina this past week was certainly the worst episode in what has become an all-too-familiar and tragic cycle, and our nation is now faced with a set of unprecedented challenges.
[ Become Certainly Challenges Cycle Episode Faced Hurricane Katrina Nation Now Our Past Set Tragic Unprecedented Week Worst]
In my home State of Louisiana, several institutions of higher education have been impacted by both Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, literally dozens across the entire State.
[ Across Been Both Dozens Education Entire Higher Home Hurricanes Impacted Institutions Katrina Literally Louisiana Rita Several State]
Louisiana loses 30 miles a year off our coast. We lost 100 miles last year off our coast thanks to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. We have lost a size of land equivalent to the entire state of Rhode Island.
[ Coast Entire Equivalent Hurricanes Island Katrina Land Last Loses Lost Louisiana Miles Off Our Rhode Rita Size State Thanks Year]
I also want to encourage anybody who was affected by Hurricane Corina to make sure their children are in school.
[ Affected Also Anybody Children Encourage Hurricane Make School Sure Their Want]
I worked with the same trainer that worked with Denzel Washington in THe Hurricane. It was three months of training, five days a week, 4 to 5 hours a day. This was followed by a month of choreography.
[ Choreography Day Days Denzel Five Followed Hours Hurricane Month Months Same Three Trainer Training Washington Week Worked]
In the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, our nation has been put under considerable fiscal pressure.
[ Been Considerable Fiscal Hurricanes Katrina Nation Our Pressure Put Rita Under Wake]
I also believe that Hurricane Katrina did reveal a weakness in our energy supply systems, highlighting the reliance this country has on the gulf coast for our energy resources.
[ Also Believe Coast Country Did Energy Gulf Hurricane Katrina Our Reliance Resources Reveal Supply Systems Weakness]
I think we're in good shape, but the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina is in some small way mitigated by the fact that we now have more people talking about it, thinking about it and working on it, so that we will be more vigilant and ready.
[ Fact Good Hurricane Katrina Mitigated More Now Ready Shape Small Some Talking Think Thinking Tragedy Vigilant Way Will Working]
Thousands of people may have been killed by hurricane Katrina and many more could die in its aftermath because of the President's refusal to heed the calls of governors for help in repairing the infrastructure in their states.
[ Aftermath Because Been Calls Could Die Governors Heed Help Hurricane Infrastructure Katrina Killed Many May More President Refusal Repairing States Their Thousands]
The generosity of the American public toward the victims of Hurricane Katrina and the Tsunami has been reflected in the outpouring of support for the Pakistani earthquake victims.
[ American Been Earthquake Generosity Hurricane Katrina Outpouring Pakistani Public Reflected Support Toward Tsunami Victims]
The poorest residents of the gulf coast were most affected by the devastating hurricanes, and the poorest Americans have shouldered a disproportionate share of the burden in Iraq.
[ Affected Americans Burden Coast Devastating Disproportionate Gulf Hurricanes Iraq Most Poorest Residents Share Were]
I ran into Ku Klux Klan and the threat of hurricanes, and those two things made me decide not to build on the Alabama coast, so we came back to Memphis.
[ Alabama Back Build Came Coast Decide Hurricanes Into Klan Klux Ku Made Memphis Ran Things Those Threat Two]
Actually, it was first a movie called Gale Force, which was a hurricane movie. That script never came together, and then the same deal was replaced with Cliffhanger.
[ Actually Called Came Deal First Force Gale Hurricane Movie Never Replaced Same Script Then Together Which]
It's not just a hurricane. It's the demand for gas in China... We're paying $3 a gallon, and the oil companies are making historic profits every quarter.
[ China Companies Demand Every Gallon Gas Historic Hurricane Just Making Oil Paying Profits Quarter]
We're learning as we go. We're a lot smarter this time. We understand what it takes to mobilize away from the threat of a hurricane.
[ Away Go Hurricane Learning Lot Mobilize Smarter Takes Threat Time Understand]
Anyone who says they're not afraid at the time of a hurricane is either a fool or a liar, or a little bit of both.
[ Afraid Anyone Bit Both Either Fool Hurricane Liar Little Says Time]
The big lesson I learned from Hurricane Katrina is that we have to be thinking about the unthinkable because sometimes the unthinkable happens.
[ Because Big Happens Hurricane Katrina Learned Lesson Sometimes Thinking Unthinkable]
Where I am they can smell out a hurricane. My house survived Hurricane Hazel, but it didn't get past Hugo.
[ Am Get House Hugo Hurricane Out Past Smell Survived Where]
As dry leaves that before the wild hurricane fly, when they meet with an obstacle, mount to the sky. So up to the house-top the coursers they flew, with the sleigh full of toys, and St. Nicholas too.
[ Before Dry Flew Fly Full Hurricane Leaves Meet Mount Nicholas Obstacle Sky St Too Toys Up Wild]
Along with you, I have witnessed the unfortunate rise in gasoline prices that has accompanied the summer driving season and the more recent spike in prices due to Hurricane Katrina.
[ Accompanied Along Driving Due Gasoline Hurricane Katrina More Prices Recent Rise Season Spike Summer Unfortunate Witnessed]
Hurricane season routinely strikes the Caribbean harder than the U.S.
[ Caribbean Harder Hurricane Routinely Season Strikes Than]
Mr. Speaker, from hurricanes and floods in Latin America to earthquakes in Asia, natural disasters are increasingly becoming a regular feature of life for large numbers of people around the globe.
[ America Around Asia Becoming Disasters Earthquakes Feature Floods Globe Hurricanes Increasingly Large Latin Life Mr Natural Numbers Regular Speaker]
America is a hurricane, and the only people who do not hear the sound are those fortunate if incredibly stupid and smug White Protestants who live in the center, in the serene eye of the big wind.
[ America Big Center Eye Fortunate Hear Hurricane Incredibly Live Only Protestants Serene Smug Sound Stupid Those White Wind]
Last year, when we were in Mobile, Al., covering Hurricane Ivan, we heard the stories of poor people, many of them black stranded downtown because they had no way out.
[ Al Because Black Covering Downtown Had Heard Hurricane Ivan Last Many Mobile Out Poor Stories Stranded Them Way Were Year]
As everyone in Louisiana knows, there was often no communication or coordination between the state and federal government in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
[ Aftermath Between Communication Coordination Everyone Federal Government Hurricanes Katrina Knows Louisiana Often Rita State]
Everyone except the far right wing of the Republican Party realizes that oil, gas and coal burning are the main activities that have sent the climate into bigger floods, droughts, hurricanes, and El Ninos.
[ Activities Bigger Burning Climate Coal Droughts El Everyone Except Far Floods Gas Hurricanes Into Main Oil Party Realizes Republican Right Sent Wing]
I haven't actually spoken to my parents since the hurricane.
[ Actually Haven Hurricane Parents Since Spoken]
The administration is using the devastation of Hurricane Katrina to cut the wages of people desperately trying to rebuild their lives and their communities.
[ Administration Communities Cut Desperately Devastation Hurricane Katrina Lives Rebuild Their Trying Using Wages]
Nearly two weeks have passed since Hurricane Katrina made landfall along the Gulf Coast, and while we are still dealing with the tremendous devastation - and will be for quite some time - we are also seeing increased signs of recovery and help in our region.
[ Along Also Coast Dealing Devastation Gulf Help Hurricane Increased Katrina Made Nearly Our Passed Quite Recovery Region Seeing Signs Since Some Still Time Tremendous Two Weeks While Will]
My heart goes out to victims and survivors of the Hurricane Katrina tragedy and to their families. This disaster will go down in history books as one of the largest natural disasters in U.S. history.
[ Books Disaster Disasters Down Families Go Goes Heart History Hurricane Katrina Largest Natural Out Survivors Their Tragedy Victims Will]
I have lived through many major hurricanes during my lifetime: Camille, Frederic, and Ivan, to name just a very few. However, never have I seen destruction, panic, and fear on this massive scale.
[ Destruction During Fear Few However Hurricanes Ivan Just Lifetime Lived Major Many Massive Name Never Panic Scale Seen Through Very]
But I think the bottom line right now is to take the constructive criticism and use that to build toward, as I say, the hurricane season that is 100 days away. And we don't have a lot of time to waste before we start to address that next set of challenges.
[ Address Away Before Bottom Build Challenges Constructive Criticism Days Hurricane Line Lot Next Now Right Say Season Set Start Take Think Time Toward Use Waste]
We can see cities during the day and at night, and we can watch rivers dump sediment into the ocean, and see hurricanes form.
[ Cities Day Dump During Form Hurricanes Into Night Ocean Rivers Sediment See Watch]
I was a fighter pilot, flying Hurricanes all round the Mediterranean. I flew in the Western Desert of Libya, in Greece, in Syria, in Iraq and in Egypt.
[ Desert Egypt Fighter Flew Flying Greece Hurricanes Iraq Libya Mediterranean Pilot Round Syria Western]
Denzel has been that leading man, but it took him a while to get to Training Day and Hurricane Carter.
[ Been Carter Day Denzel Get Him Hurricane Leading Man Took Training While]
A Congressional Budget Office study estimated that gulf energy infrastructure repair costs will be between $18 billion and $31 billion, just from the damages the hurricane created.
[ Between Billion Budget Congressional Costs Created Damages Energy Estimated Gulf Hurricane Infrastructure Just Office Repair Study Will]
Reports of a hurricane are unfounded.
[ Hurricane Reports Unfounded]
Working with Mel Gibson is a little like waltzing with a hurricane. It's always exciting, and you're never quite sure where it's going to take you.
[ Always Exciting Gibson Going Hurricane Little Mel Never Quite Sure Take Waltzing Where Working]
Through the harsh design of fate, Florida was dealt the unfortunate circumstances of bearing the brunt of not one but two hurricanes, and it appears more dark clouds are poised to visit the Sunshine State.
[ Appears Bearing Brunt Circumstances Clouds Dark Dealt Design Fate Florida Harsh Hurricanes More Poised State Sunshine Through Two Unfortunate Visit]
I pointed out on the floor last year, after Hurricane Katrina, we were very proud that one of our National Guard engineering battalions was called to Louisiana. And they did a magnificent job.
[ After Battalions Called Did Engineering Floor Guard Hurricane Job Katrina Last Louisiana Magnificent National Our Out Pointed Proud Very Were Year]
And one of the things I want to say, Wolf, is we're 100 days from hurricane season, and we've got to start focusing on what we're going to do to make ourselves ready for the next hurricane.
[ Days Focusing Going Got Hurricane Make Next Ourselves Ready Say Season Start Things Want Wolf]
This has a lot to do with the unrest in Nigeria, but also with the production loss after the hurricanes in the Gulf of Mexico, the decline in Iraq since the 2003 war, and the decline in Venezuelan output since 2002.
[ After Also Decline Gulf Hurricanes Iraq Loss Lot Mexico Nigeria Output Production Since Unrest Venezuelan War]
Hurricane Katrina, coupled with Hurricane Rita, which came promptly on Katrina's heels, claimed more than 1,200 American lives. Together, they caused more than $200 billion in damage.
[ American Billion Came Caused Claimed Coupled Damage Heels Hurricane Katrina Lives More Promptly Rita Than Together Which]
The hurricane complicates things in that what would have been purely a business decision becomes a decision of the heart.
[ Becomes Been Business Complicates Decision Heart Hurricane Purely Things Would]
The same things that lead to disparities in health in this country on a day-to-day basis led to disparities in the impact of Hurricane Katrina.
[ Basis Country Day-To-Day Disparities Health Hurricane Impact Katrina Lead Led Same Things]
It is proper that the federal government help alleviate short-term disruptions and price spikes such as those brought about by Hurricane Katrina.
[ Alleviate Brought Disruptions Federal Government Help Hurricane Katrina Price Proper Short-Term Spikes Such Those]
The first rule of hurricane coverage is that every broadcast must begin with palm trees bending in the wind.
[ Begin Bending Broadcast Coverage Every First Hurricane Must Palm Rule Trees Wind]
The Society of American Civil Engineers, someone who's going to come in and say to the public, we've looked at, we've examined, we've reviewed the repairs and we think they're strong enough to withstand the type of hurricane that - that could hit the city this season.
[ American City Civil Come Could Engineers Enough Examined Going Hit Hurricane Looked Public Repairs Reviewed Say Season Society Someone Strong Think Type Withstand]
I was very disappointed that Denzel didn't win Best Actor for The Hurricane because I thought he deserved it.
[ Actor Because Best Denzel Deserved Disappointed Hurricane Thought Very Win]
As hurricanes Katrina and Rita raged through the southeastern United States last summer, much of America's energy infrastructure based in the Gulf of Mexico was damaged or destroyed causing gas prices to soar.
[ America Based Causing Damaged Destroyed Energy Gas Gulf Hurricanes Infrastructure Katrina Last Mexico Much Prices Rita Soar States Summer Through United]
The United States' gasoline industry, as Hurricanes Katrina and Rita demonstrated, is remarkably fragile. And the process of how oil is pumped from the ground, turned into gasoline and distributed to consumers is complicated.
[ Complicated Consumers Demonstrated Distributed Fragile Gasoline Ground How Hurricanes Industry Into Katrina Oil Process Pumped Remarkably Rita States Turned United]
Two things Florida can teach the other 49 states: how to make a good margarita and how to deal with the aftermath of a hurricane.
[ Aftermath Deal Florida Good How Hurricane Make Other States Teach Things Two]
I think the Caribbean countries face rising oceans and they face increase in the severity of hurricanes. This is something that is very, very scary to all of us. The island states in the world represent - I remember this number - one-half of 1 percent of the carbon emissions in the world. And they will - some of them will disappear.
[ Carbon Caribbean Countries Disappear Emissions Face Hurricanes Increase Island Number Oceans One-Half Percent Remember Represent Rising Scary Severity Some Something States Them Think Us Very Will World]
We have thousands of patients and family members who are dealing with dual devastation, cancer and the hurricane.
[ Cancer Dealing Devastation Dual Family Hurricane Members Patients Thousands]
It is perfectly obvious that no one nor any single country can save the world from the horrors of tsunamis, hurricanes, earthquakes and winged influenza.
[ Any Country Earthquakes Horrors Hurricanes Influenza Nor Obvious Perfectly Save Single Winged World]
It was like being in the eye of a hurricane. You'd wake up in a concert and think, Wow, how did I get here?
[ Being Concert Did Eye Get Here How Hurricane Think Up Wake Wow]
Hurricane Katrina exposed the harsh reality that we have been skating on thin ice when it comes to this country's energy concentrations on the Gulf Coast.
[ Been Coast Comes Concentrations Country Energy Exposed Gulf Harsh Hurricane Ice Katrina Reality Skating Thin]
Well, I'm not excusing the fact that planning and preparedness was not where it should be. We've known for 20 years about this hurricane, this possibility of this kind of hurricane.
[ Fact Hurricane Kind Known Planning Possibility Preparedness Should Well Where Years]
The hurricane flooded me out of a lot of memorabilia, but it can't flood out the memories.
[ Flood Flooded Hurricane Lot Memorabilia Memories Out]