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Monday, Nov 14, 2011

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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
VP Nominee Tim Kaine Urges Voters to Trust Hillary Clinton

VP Nominee Tim Kaine Urges Voters to Trust Hillary Clinton

``Let's talk about trust,'' Kaine said in his Wednesday night speech at the Democratic convention. ``I trust Hillary Clinton with our son's life.''

Metro GM Defends Proposal to Stop Late Night Service

Metro GM Defends Proposal to Stop Late Night Service

Metro's General Manager is defending a proposal to cut back late night Metrorail service permanently after the completion of Safetrack. News4's Mark Segraves reports.

Suspect Arrested in U.Md. 'Pokemon Go' Robberies

Suspect Arrested in U.Md. 'Pokemon Go' Robberies

University of Maryland Police arrested a suspect in three robberies of students playing "Pokemon Go" on the College Park campus one night two weeks ago, according to police.

'She's a Fighter': Officer Tells How He Saved Dog Amid Fire

'She's a Fighter': Officer Tells How He Saved Dog Amid Fire

As an apartment building fire sent a cloud of black smoke over D.C. Tuesday afternoon, a small dog was able to make a fast escape.

Obama: Clinton More Qualified Than Me, Bill to Be President

Obama: Clinton More Qualified Than Me, Bill to Be President

Their political fates now entwined, President Barack Obama implored with voters Wednesday to elect Hillary Clinton, appealing to the women, minorities and young people who powered his rise and are now crucial to...

Police Investigate College Park Homicide

Police Investigate College Park Homicide

Police are investigating after a man was found dead with trauma to his upper body in College Park, Maryland. News 4’s Shomari Stone reports from University Boulevard.