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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 23, 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 22, 2013
Baxter Brewing Company Goes Green

Baxter Brewing Company Goes Green

Luke Livingston, president and founder of Baxter Brewing Company, talks about ways in which he is expanding his... Watch »

Apr 22, 2013
Worst Cities For Spring Allergies

Worst Cities For Spring Allergies

An annual ranking of the worst U.S. cities for spring allergies zeroed in on the Southeast but warned of an overall... Watch »

Apr 2, 2013
Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

Hybrid Power Plant Burns More Than Just Coal

The Virginia City Hybrid Energy Center in St. Paul burns more than just coal from mines. Watch »

Mar 29, 2013
Indoor Mega Farms

Indoor Mega Farms

Indoor "vertical" farming is a hot trend in the upper Midwest and other parts of the world, though some... Watch »

Mar 28, 2013
Family-style Lunch for Students

Family-style Lunch for Students

Some Philadelphia schools are bidding farewell to long lunch lines in favor of family-style eating. Watch »

Feb 27, 2013
Gas Myths and Fuel Efficiency Tips

Gas Myths and Fuel Efficiency Tips

With all of the gas prices rising there are ways to reduce how much gas you consume. Chris Clackum reports. Watch »

Feb 22, 2013
D.C. Has The Worst Traffic

D.C. Has The Worst Traffic

Washington, D.C. has the worst traffic congestion in the nation, according to a new report from the Texas A&M... Watch »

Feb 5, 2013
Aging Levees Could Soon Fail

Aging Levees Could Soon Fail

Nearly one in four of the nation's levee systems evaluated by the federal government are deemed to be in... Watch »

Jan 17, 2013
Caught On Cam: Dolphin Stampede

Caught On Cam: Dolphin Stampede

Whale watchers were treated to an incredible sight off the coast of Dana Point, California as hundreds dolphins put... Watch »

Jan 8, 2013
Oil Rig Runs Aground in Alaska

Oil Rig Runs Aground in Alaska

A Shell drilling ship ran ashore during rough conditions near Kodiak, Alaska following failed attempts to tow the... Watch »

Jan 2, 2013

"Empowerhouse" in Deanwood

A ribbon cutting today celebrated the completion of an award winning solar house. Read »

Dec 4, 2012
Saving the Bonobos

Saving the Bonobos

American University graduate student Irene Magafan is trying to bring attention to the unusual, complex and... Watch »

Sep 11, 2012
Debate Over Future of Dyke Marsh

Debate Over Future of Dyke Marsh

The future of about 480 acres of marsh land on the Potomac between Alexandria and Mount Vernon has generated a... Read »

Jun 18, 2012
D.C. Wraps Up LED Alleyway Light Project

D.C. Wraps Up LED Alleyway Light Project

The District is brightening up the city's alleys with new lights that are expected to last longer and cut... Read »

May 14, 2012
Two DC Schools Receive Green Ribbon Award

Two DC Schools Receive Green Ribbon Award

The Obama Administration named 78 schools in 29 states as the first ever U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon... Read »

Apr 23, 2012
Jessica Alba Is

Jessica Alba Is "Eco-Mama"

Jessica Alba discusses ways that she is environmentally friendly as a parent and tells about her plans for a third... Watch »

Apr 20, 2012
Stone Cold Drinking

Stone Cold Drinking

A Vermont-based stone company uses its soapstone scraps to cut cubes it markets as "green," reusable... Watch »

Apr 20, 2012
How to Be Earth Friendly Without Nagging

How to Be Earth Friendly Without Nagging

Just because you like to recycle doesn't mean others do. How can you talk to people about their green habits without... Watch »

Apr 18, 2012
 

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