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50 Unbelievable (but True) Facts and Attractions Entice Curiosity Seekers to These Northeast US Towns

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 12.18.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

In Inland Maine: There's a to-scale model (93,000,000:1) of our Solar System spread out over 40 miles from Houlton to Presque Isle Maine on Route 1 - the largest model of its kind in the world.

17 Charming Hideaways Far From Crowds in the Northeast USA

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 12.16.2015 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Each of these 17 getaways from Virginia to Maine revolve around a charming inn or B&B that, though not excessively opulent, will nevertheless soothe your soul, be it through views, food, art, innkeepers or all of the above.

Break on the Way to the Beach

Andrea Poe | Posted 06.15.2014 | Travel
Andrea Poe

Summertime in the Mid-Atlantic for families often involves long drives to the beach. For travelers from Washington, D.C. and northern Virginia, the 150-mile mile trip can take an excruciating six hours thanks to the slow summer slog.

What To Know About Hurricane Scams

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 10.30.2012 | Money

Beware, East Coast residents: Some of the people offering to help you clean up the superstorm's debris may actually be scam artists looking to clean y...

The Bottom Line: New Year's Resolution 2012: Let's Gain Weight in the Ocean

Lee Crockett | Posted 03.12.2012 | Green
Lee Crockett

One of the most popular New Year's resolutions for Americans is to lose weight. But for the fish in America's oceans, we need to resolve to help them gain weight.

Hurricane Katia Grows To Category 4 Storm

AP | Posted 11.05.2011 | Green

MIAMI — Hurricane Katia has roared to a monstrous Category 4 storm as it moves across the Atlantic Ocean. On Monday night, Katia's maximum sust...

Northeast Clean Fuels Standard = Thousands of Jobs, Billions of Dollars

Nathanael Greene | Posted 10.17.2011 | Green
Nathanael Greene

An economic analysis done for 11 northeast and mid-Atlantic states shows that a clean fuels standard (CFS) is a winning idea for the region.

An Interactive Map: Northeast Snowfall and Climate Change

David Kroodsma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

The past two winters have been extraordinarily snowy in parts of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. But how much snow can the region expect in future decades if the climate continues to warm?

East Coast Blizzard Tied To Climate Change

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

n ad last weekend that attacked two Democratic members of Congress for supporting the 2009 carbon-cap-and-trade bill, using the recent storms to cast ...

A Sea Change in the Mid-Atlantic -- Many Hands Makes Light Work

Sarah Chasis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Chasis

Today at noon I will witness the dawning of an important new council dedicated to protecting our precious and threatened Atlantic Ocean: the Governors' Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on Oceans.

Mid-Atlantic Governors to Sign Landmark Agreement to Protect Ocean

Sarah Chasis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Chasis

Our oceans don't recognize borders. That's why it's so significant that these five Governors will agree to reach across state lines to protect them.

Northeast US to suffer most from future sea rise

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — The northeastern U.S. coast is likely to see the world's biggest sea level rise from man-made global warming, a new study predicts....