Tag: winter weather

Greenlaurel: Eco-Friendly Tips for Keeping Your Walkways Ice-Free this Winter

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Maryland’s waterways and drinking reservoirs exhibit higher levels of chloride due to the continued use of road salt.

Homeowners can use simple de-icing choices, along with a few tricks, to keep sidewalks and driveways safe while also mitigating harm to plants, pets and waterways.

More than 600 Flights Cancelled at BWI Tonight, Tuesday Ahead of Winter Storm Stella

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If you or anyone you know plans to fly out of BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport tonight or on Tuesday, it may be worth finding other shelter and giving the airline a call.

SHA Acquire Two Wicked New Plows to Fend Off the Next Snowpocalypse

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At the time of Baltimore’s 2010 Snowpocalypse, I was living on Venable Avenue in Waverly. The street was literally never plowed. My neighbors and I eventually had to clear the block with shovels. Actually, it was a pretty good bonding experience.

But the State Highway Administration doesn’t want to be caught with insufficient resources the next time we experience an actual blizzard. To that end, the SHA has added two nasty double-wing snow plows — for a total of three such $200,000 unstoppable snow-killers — to its fleet of 2,400 plows, salt-spreaders, and magnesium chloride trucks.

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