Quantcast
Home » Topics » northeastern United States

Winter storm prompts state of emergency in New Jersey and New York

Treacherous snow and freezing rain struck the northeastern United States on Wednesday, disrupting thousands of flights and causing traffic chaos for millions of Americans. A state of emergency was declared in the states of New Jersey and New York, where dwindling reserves of salt — used to melt snow and…

Severe snowstorm slams northeastern United States: ‘These circumstances are dangerous’

Snow, high winds and a glacial chill hit the northeastern United States on Friday as a blast of brutal wintry weather bore down on many states and major cities, snarling air traffic. Temperatures in New York were expected to drop to 9 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 13 degrees Celsius), according to…

Snowstorm bears down on northeastern United States

The northeastern United States prepared Thursday for snow, high winds and frigid temperatures, as a gust of wintry weather bore down on New England and surrounding states, cancelling flights. Temperatures in New York were expected to drop to 10 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 12 degrees Celsius) with a windchill factor of…

Fracking wastewater contaminated Pennsylvania streambeds, study finds

A natural gas well is drilled near Canton, in Bradford County, Pennsylvania, in Jan., 2012. Bradford County is currently ground zero for fracking the Marcellus shale in the Northeastern United States. (Les Stone/Reuters) Despite being treated, wastewater……

Five new J.D. Salinger books to be published?

A new documentary and biography claim that American author J.D Salinger, who died in 2010, left detailed instructions for at least five new books to be published after his death. The reclusive author of ‘Catcher in the Rye’ last published in 1965, and lived in seclusion in New Hampshire in…

Google+