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Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

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Top Tropical Storm Lee (2011) Articles

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  • Obama authorizes federal funds for Md. disaster relief

    Federal disaster relief funds were allocated Wednesday to Maryland by President Obama, according to a statement from the White House. The money will be put toward state and local efforts to clean up from the damage caused by the heavy rains from Tropical...
  • Harford closes Madonna Road at Deer Creek

    Madonna Road at Deer Creek in northern Harford County is closed to through traffic for approximately six weeks, the county government announced Friday. The bridge deck and the approach road were damaged during Tropical Storm Lee last month, necessitating...
  • State's fishermen will find more places to catch trout than last year

    Something positive resulted from last month's battle with Mother Nature: more places to catch trout this fall. More than 27,000 trout will be stocked throughout the state starting this month. Most of the trout will be either rainbow or golden trout...
  • With water rising, no wonder they're grasping at straws

    With water rising, no wonder they're grasping at straws
    At a time when governments at every level are desperate to find and save money wherever they can, it shouldn't surprise anyone that county officials might have reached a little in trying to score some federal disaster-relief money, or that the state...
  • State investigating storm-related oyster die-off

    The tropical storm that deluged Maryland in early September may have killed off many of the oysters in the upper Chesapeake Bay, a Department of Natural Resources spokesman said Monday. DNR spokesman Josh Davidsburg wouldn't say how extensive or severe...
  • Survey finds oyster die-off intense but limited

    State biologists have found "concentrated pockets" of dead oysters in the upper Chesapeake Bay, which they blame on a record-high influx of fresh water into the estuary this year. But the die-off appears so far to be limited to two areas north of the...
  • Different disasters

    It turns out the Harford County government has met the Federal Emergency Management Agency's threshold of $800,851.02 spent in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Lee to qualify for federal disaster aid. It's an odd number, but no one ever said federal...
  • 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...
  • Conowingo Dam sediment buildup threatens Chesapeake Bay

    Conowingo Dam sediment buildup threatens Chesapeake Bay
    On a hot summer day, it's hard to see how the Conowingo Dam could hurt the Chesapeake Bay. Anglers line the shore below the 94-foot high impoundment, casting out into the gently roiling Susquehanna River for rockfish breaking the water. Yet unseen, on...
  • Chesapeake Bay 'dead zone' shrinks

    The Chesapeake Bay's water quality has taken a turn for the better, state officials report, as the oxygen-starved 'dead zone' where fish, crabs and shellfish struggle to breathe has shrunk to its second smallest since 1985. Water samples taken in early...
  • Howard takes steps to boost historic Ellicott City

    Howard takes steps to boost historic Ellicott City
    Enalee E. Bounds has been running Ellicott's Country Store on Main Street in historic Ellicott City for 50 years, telling customer after customer that they have stepped into a house that could be the oldest "duplex" in the country — built in the...