How much Susquehanna River debris could have passed through Conowingo Dam floodgates?
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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.
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“Earth’s beating heart”: 12 coastal-themed books to help kids grow in their understanding and empathy

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