| Aug 24, 2011
| 11:37 PM
A 4.5 magnitude earthquake – an apparent aftershock to Tuesday’s 5.8 quake that shook Baltimore – was recorded at 1:08 a.m., near Mineral, Va., the U.S. Geological Survey is reporting.
The details of the aftershock are here.
| Sep 8, 2011
| 6:22 AM
Torrential rainfall brought on by the remnants of Tropical Storm Lee flooded dozens of Baltimore-area roads, and sent the water rising out of rivers and creeks — and rescue crews have responded to more than a dozen calls of stranded drivers since...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 10:15 AM
Heavy rains Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday led to flooding, road closures, the evacuation of Port Deposit, at least two swift water rescues in Harford County and warnings that expected water release through the Conowingo Dam this week could approach...
| Sep 15, 2011
North County residents learned the hard way that remnants of a tropical storm can cause much more flooding than a hurricane.
According to Gunpowder River expert Theaux Le Gardeur, the river rose nearly two-thirds of a foot after Hurricane Irene passed...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 12:16 PM
As the flood waters from the Susquehanna River started to recede Saturday, Havre de Grace and Perryville were recovering, while Port Deposit officials were still evaluating flood damage and had not allowed residents to return to the town as of midday
| Sep 12, 2011
| 6:22 PM
The Susquehanna River dropped back below flood stage Monday afternoon and residents of Port Deposit and Havre de Grace were busy trying to get to their homes and businesses to clean up.
Jeff Harris, owner of Starbird Canvas in Havre de Grace, found about...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 9:27 AM
The Chesapeake Bay looks like a dirty bathtub, its waters turned brown with mud and awash in pollution and floating debris, including uprooted trees, propane tanks, even a battered dining-room chair.
Braving boat-damaging hazards, scientists are swarming...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 3:48 PM
Two weeks after Tropical Storm Lee flushed millions of tons of mud into the Chesapeake Bay, state and federal officials announced Tuesday they are launching a study of how to protect the estuary from sediment and other pollutants building up behind dams...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 1:35 AM
Spring has been arriving earlier in recent years, but it's especially early for urban dwellers, new research shows.
According to a study published in the February issue of the journal Global Change Biology, the growing season is two to three weeks longer...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 2:18 PM
Japanese cultural exchange student Minami Tajima remembers one of her first visits to an American restaurant. She and about two dozen other students from Japan visited Anne Arundel County last year, and after she befriended Arundel High School student...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 6:20 AM
Sea levels are rising faster along the Atlantic coast - including in the Chesapeake Bay - than elsewhere around the world, and the increase appears to be accelerating, according to federal scientists.
In a paper published online in Nature Climate Change,...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 10:50 AM
Tuesday's victory by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in federal appeals court in the District of Columbia has once again demonstrated that the science of climate change, while famously "inconvenient," is virtually impossible for fair and...