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Earth Week: Complete Coverage

Earth Week: Complete Coverage

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Apr 18, 2014
Teaching Kids to Recycle

Teaching Kids to Recycle

You may think that teaching your kids how to recycle is difficult, but it may be easier than you think. Watch »

Apr 11, 2012
How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

How to Stop Using Plastic Bags

Can you do without plastic bags? Brandi Jeter, Sharon Rowley, Beth Engelman and Amanda Rodriguez, sit down with... Watch »

Apr 11, 2012
Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

Whiz Kid Brews Biofuels

16-year-old researcher Sara Volz is working in an Air Force Academy lab to extract fuel from algae. Watch »

Apr 11, 2012
Home Canning Is Good For Our Environment

Home Canning Is Good For Our Environment

Canned foods are good for you and for the environment and it's making a comeback. The old-fashioned trend is one... Watch »

Apr 11, 2012
National Cathedral Going Dark for Earth Hour

National Cathedral Going Dark for Earth Hour

The World Wildlife Fund is encouraging cities nationwide to turn out their lights for Earth Hour. Read »

Mar 30, 2012
Downtown D.C. Getting Recycling Bins

Downtown D.C. Getting Recycling Bins

Recycling bins are finally coming to a large swath of streets in downtown Washington's business district. Read »

Mar 27, 2012
1.4M Pounds of Toxics Dumped in Md. Waterways: Report

1.4M Pounds of Toxics Dumped in Md. Waterways: Report

Industrial facilities dumped 1.4 million pounds of toxic chemicals into Maryland waterways in 2010, mostly in the... Read »

Mar 22, 2012
National Champion Tree Found Fallen in MD

National Champion Tree Found Fallen in MD

The American basswood that once stood in Chapman State Park and was named 2010 National Champion by the Big Tree... Read »

Mar 7, 2012
Gasless Lawnmowers Heading for Prince George's

Gasless Lawnmowers Heading for Prince George's

This spring, Prince George's County will utilize goats - a proven, ecologically sound and environmentally friendly... Read »

Mar 2, 2012

"City of Trees" Exhibit at Vastu

A local artist brings attention to the plant life along the National Mall, in hopes of preserving the plants for... Watch »

Feb 28, 2012
Energy Star Products Go Tax-Free This Weekend

Energy Star Products Go Tax-Free This Weekend

Maryland offers three days of tax-free shopping on Energy Star appliances. Read »

Feb 17, 2012
Va. Man Sentenced for Selling Sperm Whale Teeth

Va. Man Sentenced for Selling Sperm Whale Teeth

A Spotsylvania man has been sentenced to prison and fined more than $40,000 for the illegal import and trafficking... Read »

Feb 16, 2012
MD Oyster Survival Rate Highest Since 1985

MD Oyster Survival Rate Highest Since 1985

Maryland's Department of Natural Resources says oysters are surviving at the highest rate since 1985. Read »

Feb 14, 2012
Where Have All the Stink Bugs Gone?

Where Have All the Stink Bugs Gone?

Stink bug numbers are down, and researchers say they suspect the wet fall weather across the mid-Atlantic may be the... Read »

Feb 6, 2012
National Mall Getting Brighter

National Mall Getting Brighter

The new LED lights will cut energy use on National Mall Read »

Jan 30, 2012
Bob Barker's Beef With UVA Over Cat Cruelty

Bob Barker's Beef With UVA Over Cat Cruelty

Bob Barker has written a letter to the University of Virginia's president, urging the school to drop a medical... Read »

Jan 27, 2012
Where Have All the Salamanders Gone?

Where Have All the Salamanders Gone?

Local scientists suspect a fungal plague that's caused amphibian extinctions worldwide may have swept through this... Read »

Jan 20, 2012
Light Bulb Recycler Facing Prison Time

Light Bulb Recycler Facing Prison Time

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler says his office is asking for prison time and significant fines for a... Read »

Jan 19, 2012
UVA Football Fans Snag Two EPA Awards

UVA Football Fans Snag Two EPA Awards

The University of Virginia has won two awards for its plan to reduce the waste generated at football games. Read »

Jan 10, 2012

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