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Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

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  • Susquehanna Flats show hope for Bay

    Susquehanna Flats show hope for Bay
    There weren't any keepers yet, but the fish were definitely biting for Willie Edwards one day last week as he trolled along the edge of the Susquehanna Flats. The 72-year-old fisherman from North East said he'd caught "a lot of little rock," or striped...
  • Toomey amendment to highway bill fails in Senate

    — Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania sought unsuccessfully Tuesday to skip most environmental reviews for road and bridge repairs triggered by natural disasters, describing the review process as time-consuming and costly. Opponents said there is...
  • Upriver pollution, not dam, bay's major threat

    Upriver pollution, not dam, bay's major threat
    Sediment buildup behind Conowingo Dam poses a relatively small threat to the Chesapeake Bay's health, a federal official said at a Senate hearing Monday. He predicted it could cost billions of dollars to address the risk by dredging the river bottom,...
  • Superstorm Sandy: Recovery, stuggles continue one year later

    Ellis Island, which greeted millions of immigrants to the United States, reopened its museum doors on Monday, a year after the aptly named Superstorm Sandy tore through much of the eastern half of the United States, killing scores of people and destroying...
  • After the flood, a lesson in community

    After the flood, a lesson in community
    It started two years ago this weekend. I was pregnant with our second baby, and we wanted to be closer to family and away from big-city madness. So, after 13 years in Los Angeles, we packed up a pod, our two-year-old daughter and cat, and moved clear...
  • Chesapeake Bay gets 'C' health grade

    Chesapeake Bay gets 'C' health grade
    The Chesapeake Bay's health improved last year, University of Maryland scientists reported Wednesday, and the leader of the troubled estuary's annual checkup said he sees signs the cleanup effort is making progress. The bay's overall health earned a 'C'...
  • Wednesday Morning Coffee: County by county, Pa. cleans up after #SuperStormSandy.

     
    Good Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Wherever you are in Pennsylvania this morning, we hope you made it through two days' worth of SuperStorm Sandy with minimal discomfort. And if you're currently without electricity or have suffered some damage to...
  • Corbett: PA "dodged a bullet" with the #superstorm

     
    During a morning briefing, Gov. Tom Corbett said the state had "dodged a bullet," with the storm. Nonetheless 1.3 million people, primarily in southeastern Pennsylvania, were still without power as of 9 a.m. and 600 people statewide were in shelters.........
  • Chesapeake regaining "resilience," EPA reports

    Chesapeake regaining "resilience," EPA reports
    The Chesapeake Bay is showing increased resilience in the face of natural and man-made abuses, though it's still seriously impaired, according to the latest official report on the regional restoration effort. The annual "Bay Barometer" released...
  • Coal-ash pollution at three Maryland landfills to be cleaned up

    The operator of three coal-fired power plants in Maryland has agreed to pay a total of $2.2 million in penalties and fix long-standing pollution problems at the landfills in Southern Maryland and Montgomery County where it disposes of the ash from those...
  • Letter: Eastern Shore senator questions state's plan for dealing with sediment behind Conowingo Dam

    This letter was sent to the head of the Maryland Department of Environment and a similar one was sent to the head of the Department of Natural Resources. A copy was provided for publication. In August, the U.S. Geological Survey published a report...