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Post-Sandy, Md. and Va. Get $17 Million for Storm Protection
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Post-Sandy, Md. and Va. Get $17 Million for Storm Protection

Maryland and Virginia were awarded a total of $17 million from the Hurricane Sandy Resilience Fund to bolster natural infrastructure and improve storm resources. Read »

Jun 16, 2014
Chesapeake Bay Council Agree to Submit Plans to Fight Pollution

Chesapeake Bay Council Agree to Submit Plans to Fight Pollution

Governors from states neighboring the Chesapeake Bay signed a new agreement Monday that will require state officials... Read »

Jun 16, 2014

Stunning Historic Photos of Air Pollution

Click to see some fascinating images of air pollution throughout the US from the 1920s to the 1970s. View »

Mar 25, 2014
Local College Students Build House in National Competition

Local College Students Build House in National Competition

Students from three local colleges team up to build a solar house to enter a national competition sponsored by the... Watch »

Aug 28, 2013
Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap

Green Car Wash Sanitizes Without Soap

A car wash in Arizona installed a water filtration tank allowing high levels of oxygen to sanitize the water they... Watch »

Aug 5, 2013
Energy for Sale: Is It Worth It?

Energy for Sale: Is It Worth It?

Door-to-door salesmen, telephone calls and direct mail, all trying to sell you electricity or natural gas. Watch »

Jul 17, 2013
94 in Alaska? Weather Extremes, Jet Stream Linked

94 in Alaska? Weather Extremes, Jet Stream Linked

The more the jet stream undulates north and south, the more changeable and extreme the weather. Read »

Jul 25, 2013
Recycling Older Gadgets

Recycling Older Gadgets

In the last three years, the number of people who say they recycle their electronics jumped from less than... Watch »

Jun 21, 2013
Bioengineers Invent Light-Controlled Gel

Bioengineers Invent Light-Controlled Gel

Modeled after the way plants cells expand and shrink in the sun, bioengineers at UC Berkeley have created a new gel... Watch »

Jun 5, 2013
Teen Invents Quick-Charging Device

Teen Invents Quick-Charging Device

A California high school student, Eesha Khare, has created a new type of "supercapacitor." The San Jose... Watch »

Jun 4, 2013
Used Car Market Changing

Used Car Market Changing

Sales of used cars are down, but that's not the case for "certified pre-owned" vehicles. Watch »

May 20, 2013
Tobacco as the Next Biofuel

Tobacco as the Next Biofuel

Biofuel researchers at UC Berkeley may keep the world-wide tobacco industry from going up in smoke. Watch »

May 20, 2013
Killer Windmills: Wind Energy Leaves Trail of Dead Eagles

Killer Windmills: Wind Energy Leaves Trail of Dead Eagles

Spinning wind turbines are killing thousands of federally protected birds, including eagles, each year. Watch »

May 14, 2013
Fun and Profit From Old Flip Flops

Fun and Profit From Old Flip Flops

Hundreds of discarded flip flops wash up on Kenya's beaches each day. A small recycling company in Nairobi turns the... Watch »

May 9, 2013
Diaper Free Potty Training Gains Popularity

Diaper Free Potty Training Gains Popularity

A group of mothers has decided to toss the diapers and potty train their small babies. Watch »

May 9, 2013
Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Solar Power Helps Monitor Carbon Fuels

Oil and natural gas companies are using more solar power to provide electricity to power remote monitoring stations... Watch »

May 8, 2013
State-of-the-Art Green Workplace Provides Lunch, Games and Slides

State-of-the-Art Green Workplace Provides Lunch, Games and Slides

AWeber Communications headquarters in Chalfont, Bucks County, Pa. isn't your average workplace as it features video... Watch »

May 1, 2013
New Battery Packs Store Green Energy

New Battery Packs Store Green Energy

New battery packs could help return power to the electrical grid. KGW's Keely Chalmers reports. Watch »

Apr 24, 2013
Junkyard Trash Turns to Art

Junkyard Trash Turns to Art

With his castoff treasures rattling in the cart, Ben Cowden wheeled back toward his art studio in San Francisco's... Watch »

Apr 25, 2013
Cemetery for Green-Friendly Burials

Cemetery for Green-Friendly Burials

A cemetery in Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia, has become environmentally friendly for burials. Watch »

Apr 23, 2013

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