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Maryland At High Risk As Sea Levels Continue To Rise

A graphic warning for a vulnerable Maryland: the danger is sea level rise coupled with storm surges.

09/16/2014

credit: Cherie L.

Feds Give $102M In Storm Prevention To 11 States, Including Md.

Eleven states in the eastern U.S. will share $102.7 million in grants from the federal government to protect against future storms, with the greatest amount of funded projects in New Jersey and New York.

06/16/2014

(credit: dnr.state.md.us)

Md. State Park Finishing Post-Sandy Cleanup

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it’s reopening part of Cunningham Falls State Park near Thurmont after salvaging timber downed or damaged by Superstorm Sandy in 2012.

03/05/2014

(Photo by Jeremy Wilkins/ Wilkins Photography)

Project Aims To Improve Storm Predictions

Scientists at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science Horn Point Laboratory have a new project in the works that aims to better predict the intensity of storm surges on the Chesapeake Bay, Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Coast.

11/30/2013

crisfield flooding

Crisfield Marks Anniversary Of Superstorm Sandy As Rebuilding Continues

People all over the Northeast are marking the first anniversary of Superstorm Sandy. The devastating storm killed at least 147 people and damaged or destroyed around 650,000 homes.

10/29/2013

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One Year Later: Md. Awarded $19M In Superstorm Sandy Aid

It’s been one year since Superstorm Sandy battered the Northeast, and communities are still picking up the pieces. The damage up the East Coast was catastrophic, mostly in New Jersey and New York. At least 147 people died, more than a half million homes were destroyed and damage reached $50 billion.

10/28/2013

Tracking Hurricane Sandy

Sandy-Spawned Snow Was Wake-Up Call In Western Md.

The mountain dwellers of far western Maryland know a lot about snow, but a crippling blizzard spawned last year by Superstorm Sandy taught them a painful lesson in emergency preparedness.

10/26/2013

Tracking Hurricane Sandy

$162M Announced For Atlantic Coast Storm Defenses

A year after Superstorm Sandy, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced $162 million in funding Thursday for 45 storm-protection projects from North Carolina to New England.

10/24/2013

credit: Cherie L.

Superstorm Sandy Task Force Urges Coastal Towns To Plan Ahead

Ten months after Superstorm Sandy destroyed several coastal communities, a presidential task force is releasing new recommendations to protect people and property. Maryland Emergency Management Agency leaders respond.

08/19/2013

Ocean City

Mid-Atlantic Beaches Ready For Post-Sandy Summer

Officials in Maryland and Delaware beach towns are hoping renovations, good publicity and activities pegged to historical events will help usher in a strong summer beach season, and they say the states are on track to receive more visitors this year.

05/18/2013

Crisfield Watertower

Crisfield Crabhouse A Symbol Of Hurricane Recovery

A popular waterfront restaurant closed for nearly two years was reopened this week by a group of locals who hope to send a clear message: Crisfield is still alive after Hurricane Sandy.

05/08/2013

Credit: Phil S.

Sandy Dumped 11 Billion Gallons Of Sewage In Waterways

Superstorm Sandy released 11 billion gallons of sewage from East Coast treatment plants into bodies of water from Washington, D.C., to Connecticut.

04/30/2013

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