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Susquehanna River

Ground Zero for Clean Water

William C. Baker | Posted 07.01.2015 | DC
William C. Baker

The Susquehanna's fresh water is critical to the health and function of the estuary. But the mighty Susquehanna delivers something else to the Bay--lots of pollution.

WATCH: Naked Man Steals Minivan, Wet Mayhem Ensues

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 03.04.2013 | DC

What can shake up a small Pennsylvania town with just over 950 residents? How about a naked man standing on top of a floating minivan headed down t...

Historical River Trail Expands To Include The Susquehanna

AP | Posted 09.04.2012 | Travel

ALBANY, N.Y. — The Susquehanna River is one of four water trails designated as new components of the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Hist...

Trapped Dam Sediment A Ticking Time Bomb For Chesapeake

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- When Tropical Storm Lee sent record amounts of water down the Susquehanna River from Pennsylvania into Chesapeake Bay in September, it a...

After Flood, Town Laments Lack Of Levee

AP | By MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 11.21.2011 | Green

WEST PITTSTON, Pa. -- Shoveling river mud from what remains of his dry-cleaning business, Chris Economopolous had some choice words for opponents of a...

Northeast Turns To Flood Recovery After Lee

AP | By MARK SCOLFORO and MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 11.12.2011 | Green

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Recovery efforts in the aftermath of flooding from Tropical Storm Lee focused Monday on reopening roads and bridges, cleaning the g...

Susquehanna River Receding, Levees In 'Extreme Stress'

AP | MARK SCOLFORO and MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 11.09.2011 | Green

BLOOMSBURG, Pa. — The swollen Susquehanna River began returning to its banks Friday in Pennsylvania and New York after swamping thousands of hom...

Mandatory Evacuation Of Over 100,000 Residents Along River In Pennsylvania

AP | Posted 11.08.2011 | Green

By MICHAEL RUBINKAM and MICHAEL HILL, Associated Press WILKES-BARRE, Pa. -- The remnants of Tropical Storm Lee poured water on top of the already s...

Missing Woman's Body Found In Maryland

Posted 06.21.2011 | Home

The body of Phylicia Barnes has been found in the Susquehanna River, the local Fox affiliate in Baltimore reported this afternoon. Barnes, a 16-yea...

Joe Hoeffel, Pennsylvania Gubernatorial Candidate Calls for Moratorium on Gas-Drilling

Denise Dennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Denise Dennis

Dimock, PA - April 12, 2010 - Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidate, Montgomery County Commissioner and former congressman, Joe Hoeffel (D), spent the ...

Fracking Is: 1) A Process; 2) An Expletive. Choose One

Andrew Reinbach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Reinbach

Whether gas drilling creates rivers of gold or industrial waste is a matter of opinion. What it definitely creates is legislation.