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Louisiana helping Virginia with Irene recovery

Louisiana's emergency response office is sending four employees to Virginia to assist that state with recovery efforts from Hurricane Irene.

Thursday - 01/05/2012, 06:49am EST

Irene was tropical storm, not hurricane, over NJ

- 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.

Saturday - 12/17/2011, 07:28am EST

Irene was tropical storm, not hurricane, over NJ

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.

Friday - 12/16/2011, 09:30pm EST

Hurricane Irene was good for Pepco, terrible for BGE

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.

Wednesday - 09/28/2011, 05:50pm EDT

Pepco, BGE to answer for poor performance

Pepco and Baltimore Gas and Electric are holding hearings on their handling of power issues during Hurricane Irene.

Tuesday - 09/27/2011, 08:13am EDT

Chesapeake Bay on the mend after violent storms

Two big storms that hit one right after the other a few weeks back did a good job of stirring up the bay.

Saturday - 09/24/2011, 01:57pm EDT

Weeks later, evacuation goes on for NYC residents

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.

Saturday - 09/24/2011, 11:39am EDT

Don't blow your insurance claim

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.

Monday - 09/12/2011, 12:11pm EDT

BGE under fire for slow Hurricane Irene response

The Maryland Public Service Commission is asking some tough questions about BGE's preparedness for Hurricane Irene.

Monday - 09/12/2011, 09:13am EDT

Biologists find hurricane damage to eagle nests

Biologists have found that Hurricane Irene destroyed and damaged a large number of bald eagle nests along the James River.

Saturday - 09/10/2011, 09:49am EDT

Hundreds of squirrels rescued following hurricane

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.

Saturday - 09/10/2011, 07:00am EDT

Sewage-tainted floodwaters threaten public health

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.

Friday - 09/09/2011, 11:14am EDT

How Hurricane Irene helped the Chesapeake Bay

Kate Ryan, WTOP news

Thursday - 09/08/2011, 10:27am EDT


White House: Irene's federal cost $1.5 billion

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.

Tuesday - 09/06/2011, 04:31pm EDT

Winter threatens repairs of Irene-damaged roads

Northeastern states struggling to rebuild hundreds of roads and dozens of bridges in the wake of Hurricane Irene are facing another natural threat: winter.

Monday - 09/05/2011, 05:17pm EDT

Dominion: Irene-related outages in Va below 3,000

Dominion Virginia Power says less than 3,000 hurricane-related power outages remain in Virginia.

Monday - 09/05/2011, 01:35pm EDT

BGE says all power outages from Irene are restored

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.

Monday - 09/05/2011, 01:17pm EDT

Beach resorts say Labor Day weekend looked good

Sunny weather has saved a beach weekend on the shores of Maryland and Delaware after Hurricane Irene shuttered beach towns a week earlier.

Monday - 09/05/2011, 10:45am EDT

VMRC: commercial fishermen should report losses

Commercial fishermen who lost equipment during Hurricane Irene are being encouraged to report their losses.

Monday - 09/05/2011, 06:13am EDT

70,000 remain without power a week after Irene

About 70,000 households and business along the Eastern Seaboard who lost power during Irene remain without it a week after the storm.

Sunday - 09/04/2011, 04:27pm EDT
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