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Susquehanna River

An adult smallmouth bass with sores and lesions caught in the mouth of the Codorus Creek below Brunner Island Power Plant.  (credit: Joe Raymond)

Susquehanna Smallmouth Bass Send SOS

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.

08/23/2014

The Schuylkill River in Philadelphia. (Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Study Finds Signs Of Hormonal Changes in Fish in 3 Pa. River Basins

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.

07/08/2014

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Central Pa. Man Dies When Kayak Overturns

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.

03/03/2014

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Officials Say No Emergency At Pa. Nuclear Plant After Sirens Sound

The sirens went off Tuesday morning at the Peach Bottom Atomic Power Station on the Susquehanna River.

10/01/2013

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Man Dies During Triathlon In Harrisburg

A coroner is investigating after a man who had been competing in a Harrisburg triathlon died after suffering medical problem while in the water.

07/15/2013

(Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett at the PEMA operations center on Thursday afternoon.  Credit: Tony Romeo)

Pennsylvania, Preparing For Severe Flooding, Declares ‘Level 1′ Alert

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.

09/08/2011

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Residents Of Several Pennsylvania Towns Ordered To Evacuate

In Harrisburg, crews put sandbags around the governor’s mansion as the Susquehanna, wide even on a normal day, spilled over its banks.

09/08/2011

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Gas Drilling Pushes Susquehanna To Top Of “Most Endangered” List

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.

05/17/2011

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