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Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

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  • Hurricane Sandy brings two more deaths to the Lehigh Valley as more than 200,000 homes remain without power

    Hurricane Sandy brings two more deaths to the Lehigh Valley as more than 200,000 homes remain without power
    The local impact of Hurricane Sandy became more catastrophic for the Lehigh Valley with the deaths of two more people, bringing the region's death toll to four as of Wednesday morning. A Lower Macungie Township woman died from the fumes from a portable...
  • Volunteers work to help Eastern Shore recover

    Volunteers work to help Eastern Shore recover
    As J.C. Barbely looked at Assateague Island in his rearview mirror Saturday night, he was pretty sure his seaside home away from home wouldn't escape Sandy's fury. But Wednesday morning, the assistant manager of the Maryland Park Service's biggest money-...
  • Chesapeake Bay 'dead zone' smaller this year

    Chesapeake Bay 'dead zone' smaller this year
    After a spate of bad news about the Chesapeake Bay's health, here's an uptick: the "dead zone" that forms every spring is smaller than average so far this year. Water sampling done in early June by the Department of Natural Resources found dissolved...
  • Bay's 'dead zone' smaller this year so far

    The "dead zone" that forms every spring in the Chesapeake Bay is smaller than average so far this year, state officials report. Water sampling done in early June by the Department of Natural Resources found dissolved oxygen levels too low to be...
  • Extreme energy, extreme weather

    Extreme energy, extreme weather
    There were no tornado warnings last Friday night, when I muted the Nationals game around 11 p.m. I listened intently through my living-room window. A train, I thought. Definitely a train. I should have known better. The warnings have been building for...
  • 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...
  • A new champion grows in Baltimore

    A new champion grows in Baltimore
    There's a new champion in Baltimore. Not a sports team, a tree. Tucked amid a clump of loblolly pines in Druid Hill Park stands Maryland's largest striped maple. Acer pensylvanicum, as scientists know it, looks striking in winter, when its bare...
  • Fruit growers fret over early spring

    Fruit growers fret over early spring
    Just as they do every April, the fruit orchards at Larriland Farm have donned their spring finery. The plum trees at the pick-your-own place in western Howard County sport brilliant white blossoms, while the peach trees are decked out in bright pink....
  • Weather helps, hurts Chesapeake Bay grasses

    The protective underwater grasses in the Chesapeake Bay have dropped to their lowest levels since 2006, according to the latest report from Maryland and Virginia scientists. The scientists from the Chesapeake Bay Program, a regional partnership, view the...
  • 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...
  • 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...