Solution For River Dumping Problem Evasive

SYLVIA CARIGNAN The Frederick News-Post FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — The Monocacy River’s tire dumping problem has proved to be a difficult one to solve for everyone from local environmental boards to the Maryland Department of […]


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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.



The World’s 7 Coolest Floating Hotels

From retired ocean liners and rock-themed submarines, to tricked-out houseboats and huts tied to inner tubes, here are seven of the world’s coolest.


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Western Md. Wildlands Proposal Hits Opposition

The Garrett County Planning Commission is opposing a state plan to strengthen protection of land along the Youghiogheny River in far western Maryland.


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Driver Saved After Rig Goes Off Wooden Span In Md.

A truck driver was pulled from the Potomac River after his tractor trailer toppled off a wooden bridge in Oldtown.


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Md. Contest Lets People Name Their Own Stream

Here’s a chance to name a Maryland waterway.


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Chesapeake Energy Gives $500K Following Blowout

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler says Chesapeake Energy will donate $500,000 for Susquehanna River water quality monitoring.


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Potomac River On List Of Most Endangered

Despite a cleanup that’s taken decades, the Potomac has been declared the most endangered river in America.


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Md. Man Killed While Kayaking On W.Va. River

West Virginia authorities are investigating a kayaking accident on the Blackwater River that killed a Maryland man.


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Potomac Conservancy To Release River Report

The Potomac Conservancy plans to release its State of the Nation’s River report along with recommendations for the Potomac, which supplies most of the drinking water for the District of Columbia.


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Salazar To Join D.C., Md. Officials To Discuss River

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar is joining Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley and District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray in celebrating the completion of more than 13 miles of Anacostia Riverwalk Trail and the ongoing work to restore the river.


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Man Pulled From Md. River By Friend, Hospitalized

Authorities say a Gaithersburg man has been hospitalized in critical condition after being pulled out of a Germantown lake.