Nov 14, 2011

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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.

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.

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.

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...

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.

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,

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

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

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 that could help save you money, eat healthier and make help reduce environmental

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1 Dead After Car Strikes Pole, Overturns in Md.

1 Dead After Car Strikes Pole, Overturns in Md.

Montgomery County Police are on the scene of fatal accident in Beallsville, Md.

Singer Chris Brown's Bodyguard Goes on Trial in D.C.

Singer Chris Brown's Bodyguard Goes on Trial in D.C.

Singer Chris Brown's bodyguard is going on trial for assault in Washington, a case that will be followed shortly thereafter by Brown's own assault trial.

Gunshot Victim Found in Northeast D.C.

Gunshot Victim Found in Northeast D.C.

D.C. police investigated a shooting Wednesday afternoon in Northeast.

Street Smart Safety Campaign Launches in Region

Street Smart Safety Campaign Launches in Region

Officials from the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia are launching an effort to help improve safety for pedestrians and bicyclists in the region.

Wizards Head to Playoffs With Win

Wizards Head to Playoffs With Win

Bradley Beal scored 27 points and Washington clinched the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 118-102 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.

Council Suing Gray Over Budget Control

Council Suing Gray Over Budget Control

The D.C. Council will file paperwork Thursday to bring Mayor Vincent Gray to court. They're suing him over how the city spends your taxpayer dollars. News4's Melissa Mollet is outside the Wilson Building...