Louisiana's emergency response office is sending four employees to Virginia to assist that state with recovery efforts from Hurricane Irene.
- Irene was a tropical storm _ not a hurricane _ when it made landfall in New Jersey in August, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center have determined after a review.
Irene was a tropical storm _ not a hurricane _ when it made landfall in New Jersey in August, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center have determined after a review.
Pepco executives aren't used to hearing words of praise, but that's exactly what they heard at a briefing before Prince George's County Council members Tuesday.
Pepco and Baltimore Gas and Electric are holding hearings on their handling of power issues during Hurricane Irene.
Two big storms that hit one right after the other a few weeks back did a good job of stirring up the bay.
Residents of a New York City apartment complex are still trying to get back into their homes, nearly a month after they had to evacuate due to damage caused by Tropical Storm Irene.
If your home was flooded by Hurricane Irene or the heavy rains that followed, and your insurance policy says you're not covered, don't give up yet.
The Maryland Public Service Commission is asking some tough questions about BGE's preparedness for Hurricane Irene.
Biologists have found that Hurricane Irene destroyed and damaged a large number of bald eagle nests along the James River.
Baby squirrels are being rescued by the hundreds from toppled trees and turned in to wildlife centers across Virginia in the wake of Hurricane Irene.
Nasty floodwaters from the remnants of storms Lee and Irene _ tainted with sewage and other toxins _ threaten public health in parts of the Northeast by direct exposure or the contamination of private water wells.
Kate Ryan, WTOP news
The White House estimated on Monday that Hurricane Irene will cost federal taxpayers $1.5 billion in disaster relief, further ballooning a government account that was already the focus of fresh partisan friction between President Barack Obama and Congress.
Northeastern states struggling to rebuild hundreds of roads and dozens of bridges in the wake of Hurricane Irene are facing another natural threat: winter.
Dominion Virginia Power says less than 3,000 hurricane-related power outages remain in Virginia.
Baltimore Gas and Electric says it has restored service to all customers who lost power due to Hurricane Irene, except for a few individual outages.
Sunny weather has saved a beach weekend on the shores of Maryland and Delaware after Hurricane Irene shuttered beach towns a week earlier.
Commercial fishermen who lost equipment during Hurricane Irene are being encouraged to report their losses.
About 70,000 households and business along the Eastern Seaboard who lost power during Irene remain without it a week after the storm.