Debris, Trash And Litter Flowing Into Conowingo Dam Following Extreme Weather – CBS Baltimore / WJZ

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Debris, Trash And Litter Flowing Into Conowingo Dam Following Extreme Weather
CBS Baltimore / WJZ
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — When extreme weather ends, the side effects just begin. Restoring power took most of this week — after last week's nor'easter — and now a different effect is flowing downstream. The US Army Corps of Engineers runs the debris vessel
Debris Flowing Into Conowingo Dam Following Extreme WeatherCBS DC

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