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Chesapeake Uncharted

Jun 9, 2023

As climate change fuels more Agnes-like storms, what will we do to protect vulnerable communities? Tangier Island in Virginia's portion of the Chesapeake Bay offers clues. 

Apr 7, 2023

Tropical Storm Agnes reshaped the way the United States responds to natural disasters on a national scale. Here’s how.

Dec 9, 2022

Environmental destruction wrought by 1972's Tropical Storm Agnes fanned the flames of the "Save the Bay" movement into a political wildfire in the Chesapeake Bay region. The storm's legacy is reflected in many current controversies, including the fate of the Conowingo Dam.

Nov 25, 2022

Record-setting rainfall during 1972's Tropical Storm Agnes washed decades-worth of pollution into the Chesapeake Bay's fragile waters, damaging the environment for decades.

Nov 11, 2022

Tropical Storm Agnes tested the limits of flood barriers. In Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, a wall wasn’t enough. This episode explores what the constant battle to hold back the Susquehanna River tells us about our current fight against climate change.