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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

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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

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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

$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

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Assateague May Move Parking Lots After Superstorm

Assateague Island National Seashore says two parking lots should be moved inland to prepare for the next big storm on Maryland’s coast.

09/08/2013

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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

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Smith Island Buyouts Removed From Recovery Plan

Maryland has removed property buyouts on Smith Island from a Hurricane Sandy recovery plan.

06/07/2013

Tracking Sandy

Sandy Recovery Plan Includes Smith Island Buyouts

A draft plan for Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts in Somerset County includes $1 million for property buyouts on Smith Island, despite local officials’ opposition.

05/30/2013

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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

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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

Tracking Sandy

Sandy Retired From Tropical Storm Name List

Sandy is being retired from the list of tropical storm names because of the catastrophic damage its massive size and strength caused along the East Coast last year.

04/11/2013

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Crisfield Police Who Relocated To Bank Won’t Stay

Police in Crisfield who moved into a former bank building after Hurricane Sandy damaged the police station’s roof won’t be making the bank a permanent home.

03/20/2013

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