The newly elected county executive of Howard County has “great concerns” about his predecessor’s five-year flood mitigation plan for Ellicott City, and says demolishing 10 historic buildings on Main Street could be “counterproductive.”
Gov. Ralph Northam announced the agreement Monday and said the new jetty would help the island’s seafood industry.
Howard County officials, county planners and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers acknowledge the impossibility of eliminating the risk of future flood damage in Historic Ellicott City but think there are somethings they can do to minimize the damage.
Most in D.C. aren’t aware of the process in place — and manpower required — to protect the National Mall from 100-year flooding.
Almost 100 of D.C.’s most expensive homes will soon be screened for fallout from chemical weapons, which were test fired during World War I, WTOP has learned.
“One of the great things about any deployment that our task force goes on is to be able to make a difference in someone’s life,” Fairfax County Fire Assistant Chief Chuck Ryan said.
Digging has stopped after seven workers were sickened and temporarily hospitalized during the cleanup of a World War I chemical weapons testing site near American University.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has removed huge boulders from Ellicott City’s waterways to prevent future flooding.
The cleanup of a former chemical weapons testing site in the nation\’s capital will take almost three years longer than planned.
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers is giving people more time to comment on a disputed plan to fence off part of a popular Silver Spring running trail near an old…
The home built on top of a World War I munitions site has been torn down. On Monday, the Army Corps of Engineers starts removing the home\’s foundation, with the \”high probability\” of finding remnants of chemical agents. Full story.
Residents in Spring Valley, the neighborhood built on a World War I chemical weapons testing and dumping site, are healthier than the nation overall, according to a new report by the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.
WTOP has learned the furlough of government workers will mean a delay in the toxic cleanup at Spring Valley near American University.
A crane has arrived at American University-owned property to set up the heavy equipment needed to excavate contaminated soil and any laboratory debris left from a World War I chemical agent and munitions test site.
An Army Corps of Engineers master plan to
native oyster populations in the Chesapeake
nation\’s largest estuary, would establish
sanctuaries in Maryland and Virginia.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.