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Maine, Maryland, Delaware Rivers Get Federal Focus

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it will focus conservation efforts on the Penobscot River watershed area in Maine and the Choptank River complex in Maryland and Delaware.

05/05/2014

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NOAA: Hurricane Season On Track To Be Above-Normal

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released an updated report on the Atlantic hurricane season.

08/08/2013

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Teachers Go Back To School On The Bay

A new state rule requires all Maryland high school graduates to be environmentally literate—but first, teachers have to get up to speed.

07/09/2013

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Scientists: Tsunami Hit East Coast Earlier In June

A storm that blew through earlier this month might have spurred a rare phenomenon for the East Coast: a tsunami.

06/25/2013

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Drier Weather Will Make For Smaller Dead Zone In The Bay This Summer

Dead zones in the bay don’t usually bring good news. But they do when they’re smaller than normal.

06/19/2013

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Hurricane Forecast: Another Busy Atlantic Season

Get ready for another busy hurricane season, maybe unusually wild, federal forecasters say.

05/23/2013

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Weather Satellites Need Replacing, But New Ones May Take Years

The high-tech system that gives us early storm warnings is in jeopardy. It’s a scramble against time to replace the weather satellites that predicted Superstorm Sandy and “Snowmageddon.”

02/20/2013

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Proposed Shark Limit Could Affect Fishing Industry

New regulations nearly doubling the minimum size for sharks are expected to have a big impact on the local fishing industry if passed as proposed.

02/08/2013

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‘The Black Marble:’ New NASA Satellite Shows Earth At Night

Earth has been called a blue marble ever since that famous picture was snapped by astronauts standing on the moon.

12/10/2012

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East Coast Utilities Brace For Expected Super Storm

Utilities and governments along the East Coast are working to head off long-term power failures as forecasters predict a major storm to hit a region already skittish after foul weather in recent months that plunged residents into darkness for weeks.

10/25/2012

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NOAA To Open New Center On Weather Prediction

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is set to open the new Center for Weather and Climate Prediction.

10/15/2012

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U.S. Forecasters Raise Atlantic Hurricane Outlook

U.S. forecasters are raising their estimate of potential storms in the remainder of the Atlantic hurricane season, which enters its peak period this month.

08/09/2012

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