Commission biologists say they’ve observed sores and lesions on many smallmouth bass in surveys of the river since 2005, but this is the first confirmed cancer.
Pennsylvania’s state capitol isn’t just for politics. There’s some fun and a fine seafood lunch to be had.
Something is clearly wrong with the Smallmouth Bass of the Susquehanna River. A recent Fish and Boat Commission census found their population diminished, and many young fish dotted with sores and black spots.
A US Geological Survey study of fish in Pennsylvania’s three major river basins, the Delaware, Susquehanna, and Ohio, has found signs of contamination by hormone-mimicking compounds.
State police say a 48-year-old man has died after his kayak overturned in the icy waters of the Susquehanna River in central Pennsylvania.
The sirens went off Tuesday morning at the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station on the Susquehanna River.
A coroner is investigating after a man who had been competing in a Harrisburg triathlon died after suffering medical problem while in the water.
At the PEMA operations center in suburban Harrisburg, Governor Tom Corbett said the focus right now is on the central part of the state, along the Susquehanna River.
In Harrisburg, crews put sandbags around the governor’s mansion as the Susquehanna, wide even on a normal day, spilled over its banks.
The group says natural gas extraction poses two potential threats: the soup of toxic chemicals and the huge amount of water pumped down wells so natural gas comes up.