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How much Susquehanna River debris could have passed through Conowingo Dam floodgates?

After record July rainfall filled Chesapeake Bay waterways with trash and debris, Comptroller Peter Franchot said Maryland was "literally drowning in Pennsylvania’s trash." It's impossible to quantify how much of the detritus actually came down the Susquehanna River, but it was likely a lot.
Longtime Tampa Bay Times reporter Craig Pittman speaking in 2016. Pittman was laid off this month. (Credit: Florida Sea Grant)

Heroes of another kind

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Children weeding a garden in Wilmington, Delaware. (Credit: TCDavis/flickr)

John Harte: Breaking and restoring our life support system

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