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Maryland's Board of Public Works approved more than $65 million for improvements to the state's water and sewage systems. The counties that will receive funding include Prince George's, Calvert, Frederick, St. Mary's, Wicomico, Allegany, Baltimore and Montgomery.
States in the Chesapeake Bay watershed are working to have a new cleanup agreement ready by October.
Maryland estimates that 400 miles of roadways would be affected by rising sea levels over the next century. An analysis finds the impact would be much greater, when county-maintained roads are factored in.
Calvert County is acquiring 10 homes along the county's cliffs with $5.15 million in federal disaster funds.
Coastal communities the world over are often revered for their natural beauty, but with sea levels rising because of global warming, the very resource that drives people to these areas is starting to destroy them.
Maryland officials are looking for volunteers to help remove invasive weeds at two recreation areas along the Patuxent River.
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Noah Bradshaw knows what the rising waters of the Chesapeake Bay can do to a community. The 68-year-old city inspector grew up in a house in town that had been moved from nearby Holland Island a century ago.
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