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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...
  • Editorial: Cleaning up the Chesapeake takes efforts in Pennsylvania and Maryland

    Just as one child tasked with room cleaning raises the point that a sibling's room also is a mess as a means of getting out of the work at hand, so Upper Eastern Shore State Sen. E.J. Pipkin has pointed out that Pennsylvania is a major source of...
  • 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...
  • Chesapeake Bay grasses decline for third year

    Chesapeake Bay grasses decline for third year
    The Chesapeake Bay and its rivers have lost 44 percent of their underwater grasses over the past three years, scientists reported Thursday, reducing vital habitat for crabs and fish to a level not seen in nearly three decades. Scientists blamed...
  • 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...
  • Harford first responders beefed up resources during Sandy

    When it came to Hurricane Sandy, the key to Harford County first responders' success in tackling the storm – besides the luck of not having it hit Harford directly – was one word: preparation. Many hundreds of deputies, volunteers and...
  • 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,...
  • North Baltimore County fire crews, merchants prepare for Hurricane Sandy

    North Baltimore County fire crews, merchants prepare for Hurricane Sandy
    North County emergency crews, officials and merchants were taking measures on Friday to prepare for Hurricane Sandy, which is expected to hit the area early next week. Jacksonville Volunteer Fire Company members sharpened chain saw blades and bought...
  • 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...
  • Superstorm Sandy mostly spares Maryland as it moves up coast

    Superstorm Sandy mostly spares Maryland as it moves up coast
    UPDATES: • Baltimore County Police are monitoring the bridge carrying Belair Road over the Gunpowder River, north of Perry Hall and south of Kingsville, as the bridge's culverts have been jammed with large amounts of debris. The Maryland Emergency...