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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...
Tags: Rivers, Mining, Environmental Pollution, Water, Civil Laws
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.........
Capitol Ideas with John L. MicekGood Wednesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Wherever you are in Pennsylvania this morning, we hope you made it through two days' worth of SuperStorm Sandy with minimal discomfort. And if you're currently without electricity or have suffered some damage to...
ReporterThe Lawnton Fire Company in Dauphin County has started a drive for fellow firefighters in New York affected by Hurricane Sandy. "Last year at this time, we were recovering from our own floods and our own disaster. When this struck some fellow...
Hurricane Sandy brings two more deaths to the Lehigh Valley as more than 200,000 homes remain without powerThe local impact of Hurricane Sandy became more catastrophic for the Lehigh Valley with the deaths of two more people, bringing the region's death toll to four as of Wednesday morning. A Lower Macungie Township woman died from the fumes from a portable...
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...
Pennsylvania remained in Hurricane Sandy's crosshairs Sunday, with forecasters predicting a one-two punch of wind and rain to start hitting the Lehigh Valley late tonight. Although a degree of uncertainty remains about the storm's precise path, there...
After almost a week of ominous forecasts, the weather system born of a giant hurricane, a winter storm and an arctic air mass is upon us. And it's not going anywhere fast. Across the Lehigh Valley, residents and government officials worked through the...
Tags: Rivers, Politics, Allentown, Orefield, Government
As J.C. Barbely looked at Assateague Island in his rearview mirror Saturday night, he was pretty sure his seaside home away from home wouldn't escape Sandy's fury. But Wednesday morning, the assistant manager of the Maryland Park Service's biggest money-...
Central Maryland appears to have been spared the worst of Sandy's fury, which was delivered farther up the Atlantic Coast. One man was killed after a tree fell on his home in Pasadena. A second was killed in a head-on collision in Clarksburg that...
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