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Monday, Nov 14, 2011

Welcome to Green Week

Welcome to Green Week

Thursday, Apr 17, 2014

The 'Zero-Emission' Engine Is Almost Ready for Prime Time

The 'Zero-Emission' Engine Is Almost Ready for Prime Time

With the aid of government spending and joint efforts by Ford and Nissan, Daimler — Mercedes’s parent corporation — aims to start selling hydrogen-fueled cars to the public as early as 2017.

Wednesday, May 8, 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 after the hydraulic fracturing crews have left.

Friday, Mar 29, 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. Wood chips go into the fire as well. And, the utility running the plant is touting its advanced design.

Friday, 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 alternatives to ice.

Thursday, Apr 19, 2012

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

Adrian Grenier Promotes Documentaries for Eco-Friendly Website

“Entourage” star Adrian Grenier said he wants to change the way people view environmentalists, who are usually perceived as “wacky” and “unrealistic.” “Just because we wanna do the right thing, we get...

Monday, Apr 16, 2012

Learning to Live Green

Learning to Live Green

A new environmental curriculum including books and activities has helped fire students up to recycle and care for the Earth.

Wednesday, Apr 11, 2012

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. Turning disposable trash into reusable items is a great way to help the environment. iVoices Beth Engelman,

Wednesday, Apr 4, 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 iVillage.com's Kelly Wallace for a friendly discussion about plastic bags and if there is a way to...

Wednesday, Apr 4, 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. Sara hopes her work will eventually lead to a sustainable means for producing bio fuels.

Top Stories
Bus, Truck Collide in Montgomery Co.; Multiple Injuries

Bus, Truck Collide in Montgomery Co.; Multiple Injuries

The collision occurred in the 7600 block of Muncaster Mill Road around 1:30 p.m.

Two Charged in Maryland with Rape, Human Trafficking, Others

Two Charged in Maryland with Rape, Human Trafficking, Others

A juvenile victim said she was reported missing out of Texas and brought to Maryland by one of the men.

Virginia Teen Faces Charges in Dispute Over Milk

Virginia Teen Faces Charges in Dispute Over Milk

Ryan Turk, 14, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and petit larceny after being accused of stealing a carton of milk, worth 65 cents, and pushing a school resource officer.

Free Timed Passes for African American Museum Available Mon.

Free Timed Passes for African American Museum Available Mon.

Anyone wanting a ticket to the new National Museum of African American History and Culture should plan on being near a computer or phone Monday morning.

Deadly Hurricane Matthew Churns Toward Jamaica, Haiti

Deadly Hurricane Matthew Churns Toward Jamaica, Haiti

Matthew weakened slightly from a Category 5 to a powerful Category 4 hurricane in the Atlantic early Saturdayas it drenched coastal Colombia and roared across the Caribbean on a course that still puts Jamaica...

Blessing of the Animals Attracts Many Kinds of Pets

Blessing of the Animals Attracts Many Kinds of Pets

The friars were celebrating the Blessing of the Animals in honor of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals.