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Past articles by Julia:

Conowingo Dam relicensed for 50 years, settlement agreement with Md. finalized

FERC granted the Conowingo Dam's operator Exelon a new 50-year license to continue producing hydropwer Thursday. → Read More

PFAS, balloon releases, energy: Environmental priorities for Maryland, Delaware, Virginia

Bills under consideration by state bodies in Maryland, Delaware and Virginia have the potential to make 2021 a busy year for environmental rulemaking. → Read More

DNREC, Croda agree to address emissions violations, clear plant to restart operation

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control on Friday announced an agreement with Croda Inc. to address emissions violations. → Read More

Well-known humpback whale 'Pivot' found stranded on Assateague

An often-sighted humback whale known as "Pivot" was found dead Thursday night. → Read More

Weather predictions can be difficult for meteorologists on Eastern Shore ... why is that?

Weather on Delmarva is notoriously difficult to predict, thanks to the region's particular geography. Here's why. → Read More

Pipe rupture sends sewage into St. Jones River

A broken Kent County sewer main caused wastewater to flow into the St. Jones between Dover and Bowers Wednesday night. → Read More

More snow forecast for Maryland, Delaware this week with polar vortex

Extremely cold temperatures are hitting many areas across the U.S. as a polar vortex churns eastward. → Read More

Rain, snow, ice: How nor'easter will impact Delaware, Eastern Shore this weekend

A weather system impacting California will make its way across the United States and likely deliver some snow to Delmarva early Sunday, Jan. 31. → Read More

Wintry mix headed for Wicomico, Dorchester Monday night

There is a winter weather advisory for the counties of Dorchester and Wicomico beginning 7 p.m. Here's what to expect in the area. → Read More

Rock-bottom rockfish numbers drag down Chesapeake Bay health score: Report

Despite improvements on pollution and habitats, sharp declines in rockfish fishery health resulted in another low grade for Chesapeake Bay health. → Read More

COVID-19: Wicomico sees five deaths in week as Sussex has nearly 1,000 new cases

A breakdown of current coronavirus data for Maryland, Delaware and Virginia. → Read More

One killed, one injured in crash off Route 13 bypass in Fruitland

One man died and a woman was critically injured in a car crash Friday night on the southbound U.S. Rt. 13 bypass exit ramp near Fruitland. → Read More

Delaware wild turkeys: Cold spring will mean small harvest in 2021

In 2020, wild turkey numbers are poor or fair in most parts of the state due to the late spring. → Read More

More Delaware beaches cleared of oil, cleanup continues to wind down

Additional beaches along the coast of Delaware are now clear of tar balls and oily debris, authorities in charge of oil spill cleanup say. → Read More

Delaware Bay Oil spill: Cleanup wrapping up after more than 75 tons of debris collected

Two weeks after spilled oil first came ashore at Broadkill Beach in Delaware, state and federal teams are beginning to wrap up a cleanup effort. → Read More

2020 Chesapeake Bay dead zone second smallest on record

This year's Chesapeake Bay dead zone was the second smallest since 1985, indicating water clean-up is working, scientists say. → Read More

Delaware Bay oil spill: How to clean oil off people and pets

Spilled oil along the Delaware and Maryland coast can get on people and pets. Here's how to get it off. → Read More

Oil spill cleanup closes Dewey Beach 'until further notice'

Dewey Beach is the second town to close its beaches for cleanup after an oil spill in the Delaware Bay washed ashore this week. → Read More

Delaware Bay oil spill now covers up to 7 miles of coastline, including Lewes

The Delaware Bay oil spill that came ashore Monday afternoon at Broadkill Beach now covers 7 miles of coastline. → Read More

'Swamp cancer' afflicts Chincoteague pony foal

Another Chincoteague foal is being treated for the disease known as 'swamp cancer' that has killed several ponies. → Read More