Pennsylvania National Guard members joined with partners in the Helicopter Aquatic Rescue Team (PA-HART) and other civilian first responders in a full-scale exercise at Fort Hunter Park and the Susquehanna River
But just across the complex, which sits 100 miles west of Philadelphia along the Susquehanna River
, the other unit is one of the region's biggest power sources, churning out electricity for 45 years without incident.
The old hydroelectric dam spanning the lower Susquehanna River
is still producing power, but its days of effectively trapping sediment in a 14-mile (22.5-kilometer) long reservoir behind its walls are over.
On May 8, after it became clear that a government bailout it had been asking for wasn't going to materialize, the plant's owner, Exelon Corp., announced that it would begin a planned shutdown of the money-losing operation along the Susquehanna River
starting June 1.
In the Harrisburg area, he said, work on the Market Street Bridge is in a holding pattern while PennDOT studies how best to address it and other nearby bridges that cross the Susquehanna River
In addition to outdoor activities along the Susquehanna River
, the borough is home to the Turkey Hill Experience, and numerous antique shops and restaurants, including the Columbia Kettle Works.
The expected heterozygosity in the Delaware River was 0.910, whereas the expected heterozygosity in the Susquehanna River
ranged from 0.783 in Aughwick Creek to 0.906 in Susquehanna at Towanda and in Maine from 0.880 in Sennebec Lake to 1.00 in Unity Lake (Table 1).
Of particular concern are nutrients and sediments that come down the Susquehanna River
. In the past, much of these nutrients and sediments have been kept from entering the bay at the Conowingo Dam, but the dam is now full, and those pollutants spill into the Chesapeake.
The quarantine zone now covers a total of 13 counties east of the Susquehanna River
and south of the Pocono Mountains.
Catfish >> One of the most underrated catfish spots in the East is the tailwater below the dam on Maryland's portion of the Susquehanna River
just northeast of Baltimore.
Although no one knows for sure, Jobes is certain body-booting originated here on the Flats, a vast bay of shallow, grass-covered humps and deep, serpentine channels where the Susquehanna River
meets Chesapeake Bay.
at Wilkes-Barre in Luzerne County is at 1.7 feet now and is expected to crest at 17.5 feet on Thursday.