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2011-06-22 14:46:00

DARLINGTON, Md., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As summer officially gets underway, Exelon Hydro's newly refurbished Conowingo Visitor Center is open and ready to welcome and educate visitors in northern Maryland.

2008-10-28 06:00:24

By Paul Davidson HOLTWOOD, Pa. -- The Holtwood Hydroelectric Dam on the Susquehanna River here hasn't changed much since it cranked up in 1910. Outside, gulls perch on the crest of the dam wall above a picturesque waterfall as a lone boater skims across a serene lake.

2008-07-23 06:00:00

By Ad Crable Only a few years ago, it all seemed so promising. American shad, once a prized spring staple of locals' diet and an economic linchpin up and down the Susquehanna, at last seemed headed for a comeback amid a multi-state and federal restoration plan.

2008-06-15 15:00:23

By Tom Pelton, The Baltimore Sun Jun. 15--HOLTWOOD, Pa. -- The century-old dam on the Susquehanna River doesn't look like an energy source of the future. Weeds sprout out of cracks in the weathered Holtwood Hydroelectric Dam, 12 miles upriver from Maryland.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.