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BGE: Summer storm outages averaged 37.5 hours

Baltimore Gas & Electric said in a report to state regulators that a summer storm that knocked out power to more than a million people statewide, caused more than 762,000 of its customers to lose power with the average outage ...

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$1.8M in hurricane aid for St. Mary’s cleanup

WASHINGTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has awarded $1.8 million for cleanup costs in St. Mary’s County following Hurricane Irene. Sens. Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski announced the grant on Tuesday. The county is one of a number across ...

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Scientists: Storm damage to Chesapeake Bay not bad

HAMPTON, Va. — It’s rare good news for the Chesapeake Bay. Scientists say the huge sediment plume that formed in the bay after Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee did not cause the widespread damage they had feared. The plume ...

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Constellation earns $73.7M in 3rd quarter, but misses estimates (access required)

Almost five years to the day from when Constellation Energy Group Inc. and Florida Power and Light Group Inc. officially called it quits on their plans to merge, Constellation is gearing up to face the state regulatory agency that was ...

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Baltimore city, county added to Maryland disaster list

Federal aid is being made available to support recovery efforts in Baltimore and Baltimore County following Hurricane Irene. The Maryland Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced Tuesday that the city and county would be added to ...

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31,000 pounds of trash netted in coastal cleanup

SALISBURY — Volunteers have collected about 31,000 pounds of trash from beaches and rivers in the mid-Atlantic region, including a kitchen counter top and flag pole. The trash was collected during the 25th annual Coastal Cleanup event, co-sponsored by Delmarva ...

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