Florida Looks at New Ideas for Battling Hurricanes

Hurricane season is two months old and not a single named storm has popped onto the radar. If that makes people complacent, it only makes weather watchers worry even more about what is to come. Officials and insurers are concerned about the ramifications of a “Big One,” and Florida, the most ravaged of states, is looking at several novel approaches to riding out the storms — or even preventing them altogether