Businesses in Ellicott City, Md., still are struggling to repair damages from floods in 2016. (Wikimedia Commons)

Experts: States Should Focus on Flood-Resiliency Projects Despite Pandemic

By: Diane Bernard, Public News Service – MD ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Hurricane season officially starts today, and the East Coast

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A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft is launched from Launch Complex 39A on NASA’s SpaceX Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station with NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley onboard, Saturday, May 30, 2020, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The Demo-2 mission is the first launch with astronauts of the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station as part of the agency’s Commercial Crew Program. The test flight serves as an end-to-end demonstration of SpaceX’s crew transportation system. Behnken and Hurley launched at 3:22 p.m. EDT on Saturday, May 30, from Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center. A new era of human spaceflight is set to begin as American astronauts once again launch on an American rocket from American soil to low-Earth orbit for the first time since the conclusion of the Space Shuttle Program in 2011. Credits: NASA/Bill Ingalls

NASA Astronauts Launch from America in Historic Test Flight of SpaceX Crew Dragon

News Release, NASA For the first time in history, NASA astronauts have launched from American soil in a commercially built

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SAN ANSELMO, CALIFORNIA - MAY 29: In this photo illustration a notification from Twitter appears on tweet by U.S. President Donald Trump that the social media platform says violated its policy on May 29, 2020 in San Anselmo, California. Twitter has started to flag some of President Trump's tweets that violate the company's terms. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech giants named in Trump’s executive order lobbied against similar laws for years

By: Ian Karbul, Center for Responsive Politics On Thursday President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed to strip long-standing legal protections for internet

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Smithsonian Summer Adventures Offer Live Virtual Learning Experiences for Kids

Kids Can Spend the Hottest Hours of the Summer With the Smithsonian—Online News Release, Smithsonian Institutes Smithsonian Associates presents Smithsonian

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Reducing nutrient pollution from agriculture has been a challenge throughout the Chesapeake Bay region. Pennsylvania has the most farms in the Bay watershed and fallen far short on its pollution reduction goals. Dave Harp

PA to get largest share of federal funds to help cut Chesapeake Bay pollution

By: Karl Blankenship, The federal government is steering $6 million in grants to help states curb agricultural runoff in

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A brownish wake trails a boat as it motors through Curtis Creek south of Baltimore along the Chesapeake Bay’s western shore on an overcast May 27. (Photo submitted by Alice Volpitta)

‘Ugly’ mahogany tide paints Chesapeake Bay, rivers the color of rust

By: Jeremy Cox, A reddish-brown patina has overtaken several Maryland rivers that feed into the Chesapeake Bay. Yep, the mahogany

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