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Thursday, Jan 17, 2013 at 09:12 AM EST

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 unacceptable condition, posing risks to nearby residents. As AP's Haven Daley reports, the problem levees...

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2013 at 09:46 AM EST

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 on a spectacular show.

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2013 at 09:24 AM EST

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 vessel in a fierce storm.

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012 at 11:12 PM EST

"Empowerhouse" in Deanwood

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

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012 at 06:16 PM EDT

Saving the Bonobos

Saving the Bonobos

American University graduate student Irene Magafan is trying to bring attention to the unusual, complex and endangered bonobos. Click here to learn more about her documentary, "The Bonobo Connection."

Monday, Jun 18, 2012 at 09:42 PM EDT

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 controversy that has boaters and the National Park Service on opposite shores.

Monday, May 14, 2012 at 09:58 AM EDT

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 emissions.

Monday, Apr 23, 2012 at 01:10 PM EDT

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 schools; two of which are right here in the District.

Friday, Apr 20, 2012 at 02:34 PM EDT

Jessica Alba Is "Eco-Mama"

Jessica Alba Is

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

Friday, Apr 20, 2012 at 10:28 AM EDT

Stone Cold Drinking

Stone Cold Drinking

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

 

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