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Students sift iron oxide filled mud from acid mine drainage. (Dane Rhys)
Waste from abandoned and bankrupt mines has contaminated more than 12,000 miles of waterways. Now states are looking at how to extract critical elements from those waters to try to offset the high cost of cleanup.
The latest surge comes as most school systems have already relaxed covid mitigation policies, and school leaders say they don’t intend to restore them.
Rain amounted to almost an inch and a half in no more than two hours, and waters rose swiftly near creeks and streams and low-lying roads and streets.
A mounted northern snakehead on display at a store in Woolford, Md. (Ricky Carioti/The Post)
Twenty years after their discovery in Maryland, northern snakeheads are beloved by some anglers.
Susan Jaffe will take over as American Ballet Theatre’s artistic director at the end of the year. (Rosalie O’Connor)
The former ballerina's vision for American Ballet Theatre could bring the acclaimed company into the 21st century.