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Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

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  • Good news, for a change, about the Chesapeake Bay

    Good news, for a change, about the Chesapeake Bay
    For 30 years, the Chesapeake Bay Program — a partnership including the six bay states, the District of Columbia, the Chesapeake Bay Commission, the Environmental Protection Agency and other federal agencies — has been measuring and assessing...
  • 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...
  • Is the Bay Foundation ignoring the threat behind the Conowingo Dam?

    Is the Bay Foundation ignoring the threat behind the Conowingo Dam?
    Why does the Chesapeake Bay Foundation refuse to take seriously the threat posed by the Conowingo Dam's inability to hold back Susquehanna River pollution? With respect to the effect of Susquehanna River pollutants, the bay foundation has taken an...
  • Lawnton Fire Department holding drive for Sandy victims

    Lawnton Fire Department holding drive for Sandy victims
    The Lawnton Fire Company in Dauphin County has started a drive for fellow firefighters in New York affected by Hurricane Sandy.    "Last year at this time, we were recovering from our own floods and our own disaster. When this struck some fellow...
  • Plan for wall repair ready to take shape in historic Ellicott City

    Plan for wall repair ready to take shape in historic Ellicott City
    Before it became "The Wall That Ate Some Cars," it was just a stone wall on Mulligans Hill Lane, bracing a 20-foot-high embankment — stalwart as the steep hills that give Ellicott City's historic district much of its character. Then in early...
  • Tuesday Morning Coffee: Corbett School Reform Plan Released Today.

     
    Good Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Gov. Tom Corbett travels to the Lincoln Charter School in scenic York, Pa., this morning for a 10 a.m. newser to announce his long-awaited school reform plan. We're on the road this morning for the......
  • Northampton students honored for work on Kreidersville Covered Bridge

     
    The Theodore Burr Covered Bridge Society of Pennsylvania promotes and protects the heritage of covered bridges -- which are declining in number --- throughout the state. Tomorrow (Oct. 20), the society is honoring a couple of Northampton Area School...
  • Monday Morning News Analysis: Penn State Case Shows Two Sides Of Corbett's Leadership.

     
    Gov. Tom Corbett stopped. He took a breath. He folded his hands and stared hard at the top of the podium in front of him, as if it were going to yield the answer a reporter has just asked him about the sexual abuse scandal that engulfed Penn State...
  • Remembering the helping hands of stormy 2011

     
    Thanksgiving week is a time to remember the gratitude we had for the people that helped see us through this year’s storms and natural disasters: Snow in January; winds in February; heavy rains of March; tornadoes in April and May;......