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Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

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  • FEMA Extends Disaster Aid Registration Deadline

    FEMA Extends Disaster Aid Registration Deadline
    Late September flooding victims now have an additional 30 days to register for disaster aid. At the request of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, (FEMA) has extended the registration deadline for anyone who suffered...
  • 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...
  • Pennsylvania Disaster-Aid Registration Deadline Extended to December 14

    Pennsylvania Disaster-Aid Registration Deadline Extended to December 14
    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has extended the registration deadline for anyone who suffered damage from Hurricane Irene and/or Tropical Storm Lee to December 14. "We strongly encourage homeowners, renters, and business owners in Dauphin...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Harbor report card: water quality still poor, cleanup effort growing

    Harbor report card: water quality still poor, cleanup effort growing
    Baltimore's ailing harbor remains fouled by trash and pollution that make it largely unfit for swimming, but cleanup efforts are starting to pick up steam, according to the latest report card on the urban water body's health. The Waterfront Partnership,...
  • Central Pennsylvania bracing for Hurricane Sandy

    Central Pennsylvania bracing for Hurricane Sandy
    People up and down the east coast are preparing for Hurricane Sandy. The major storm is churning through the Caribbean and is expected to make its way up the coast before turning back inland and finding its way to Central Pennsylvania. It's hard to...
  • Lehigh Valley prepares for powder keg dubbed 'Frankenstorm'

    Predictions for the hybrid storm bearing down on the Northeast keep worsening and the tone of the coverage is growing ever more strident, so it's no wonder the phone at Ice Cream World has been ringing off the hook. No one's looking to stock up on ice...
  • York Residents Should Prepare For Hurricane Sandy

    York Residents Should Prepare For Hurricane Sandy
    The York County Commissioners, in coordination with the Office of Emergency Management, are urging residents to take steps now to prepare for Hurricane Sandy.   Forecasters are predicting the storm could affect York County for several days, beginning on...