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Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

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  • Damming the bay's pollution

    Damming the bay's pollution
    Here's the gist of the recent report by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on the Conowingo Dam: Don't confuse a red herring with a red tide. The notion that all the pollution woes of the Chesapeake Bay could be heaped on one 86-year-old hydroelectric facility on the Lower Susquehanna River was ludicrous from the start no matter how much sediment is trapped behind it.
  • Dredging Conowingo little help to bay, study finds

    Dredging Conowingo little help to bay, study finds
    Dredging millions of tons of sediment from the Susquehanna River upriver of the Conowingo Dam would potentially cost billions of dollars and do little to help the Chesapeake Bay compared with cleanup efforts already underway, a new federal-state study...

    For Ellicott brothers, Patapsco Valley was a natural partner

    For Ellicott brothers, Patapsco Valley was a natural partner
    Nearly 500 million years ago, the center of the Appalachian Mountains was located where the Patapsco River Valley now lies. Local naturalist and author Ned Tillman will compress the timeline between then and now to explain why the area's geography...

    Facts behind the claims in the first gubernatorial debate

    Facts behind the claims in the first gubernatorial debate
    Democrat Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan threw around a lot of charges and numbers during Tuesday's gubernatorial debate. Here are some of the facts behind the accusations. • Brown repeatedly said Hogan wants to hand corporations "a...

    Marylanders recognize climate change [Commentary]

    Marylanders recognize climate change [Commentary]
    George Mason University research, released jointly with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, shows that roughly three quarters of Marylanders understand that climate change is a threat to our health, homes, businesses and natural resources, and...