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Tropical Storm Lee (2011)

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  • Since Agnes, Howard County has improved plans for flooding

    Flooding, according to Howard County's 2004 Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan, "is the most common natural disaster to impact Howard County." Flooding is well-documented in the county — moreso than earthquakes or tornadoes, for example — and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Most power has been restored in Harford

    Harford County appears to have escaped the worst from the violent thunderstorms that swept across the Baltimore region late Friday and early Saturday, downing trees and utility lines and leaving hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses without power....
  • Harford council laments passing of bonus plan but still lets it die

    The plan to pay a $625 bonus this spring to nearly 7,400 Harford County government, sheriff's office and school system employees died an unceremonious death in the Harford County Council chambers Tuesday evening. Though they lamented the latest turn...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Havre de Grace ends the year in the black; water/sewer deficit worsens

    The City of Havre de Grace finished its fiscal year June 30 "in sound financial shape," with a $3.1 million fund balance in its operating budget, according to Mayor Wayne Dougherty, despite a troublesome and worsening deficit in the city government's...
  • Fish kills grow in algae-tainted waters

    Fish kills grow in algae-tainted waters
    Something's rotten on the Baltimore area waterfront. Fish are washing ashore by the thousands in a mass die-off that officials say appears to be caused by a weather-driven worsening of the pollution that chronically plagues the Chesapeake Bay. State...
  • Photo exhibit commemorates the inundation of Tropical Storm Agnes in 1972

    It's hard to believe that 40 years have passed since Tropical Storm Agnes hit our area in June, 1972, and caused so much damage. Like others who lived through it, I remember it well. I was living in my parents' home in Catonsville at the time. We were...