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ReutersBy Hilary Russ and Edward Krudy NEW YORK, May 5 (Reuters) - Joseph Szczesny's modest Staten Island home was inundated when Superstorm Sandy slammed into the U.S. East Coast in October. Now six months later, the 63-year-old bridge repairman and his...
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...
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...
Here's a question for a snowy day in spring: Will Marylanders, and Baltimoreans in particular, ever grow so accustomed to snow that they stop worrying so much about it? Could climate change do enough crazy things to the atmosphere to bring us more...
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...
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...
DAILY AMERICAN REPORTERThe Somerset County commissioners signed a contract Tuesday to receive $741,261 in community development funds for 2012 projects. The process was delayed by five months mainly because of fiscal uncertainty at the federal level, according to Somerset...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Capitol Ideas with John L. MicekDuring a morning briefing, Gov. Tom Corbett said the state had "dodged a bullet," with the storm. Nonetheless 1.3 million people, primarily in southeastern Pennsylvania, were still without power as of 9 a.m. and 600 people statewide were in shelters.........
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