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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, Sharon Rowley, Amanda Rodriguez and Brandi Jeter sit down with Kelly Wallace to discuss ways to encourage kids to recycle. Find out what tips and tricks work to help kids reuse and reduce waste. For more exclusive videos like these go to iVillage.com

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 truly give them up. For more exclusive videos go to iVillage.com

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. After graduation from high-school Sara plans to study biochemistry in college.

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Man Pleads Guilty to DUI Crash That Killed 3 Women, 2 Kids
Man Pleads Guilty to DUI Crash That Killed 3 Women, 2 Kids

The man who caused a 2014 car crash that killed three women and two childen has pleaded guilty to all charges.

Police: High School Girl Planned School Shooting in Maryland
Police: High School Girl Planned School Shooting in Maryland

A high school girl had immediate plans to bomb her school in Frederick County, Maryland, and shoot people, police say.

DC's Missing Teens: What's True and What's Not
DC's Missing Teens: What's True and What's Not

An Instagram post claiming 14 girls had disappeared in D.C. over a 24-hour period went viral across social media Thursday. But that post is inaccurate.

Teen Charged With Murder in Death of Virginia Woman
Teen Charged With Murder in Death of Virginia Woman

When officers arrived in the 100 block of Kerfoot Avenue, they found a woman, Leah Marie Adams, 19, of Front Royal, suffering from serious injuries. Adams was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital.

Kushner to Appear Before Senate Intel Committee on Russia
Kushner to Appear Before Senate Intel Committee on Russia

The Senate Intelligence Committee plans to question Jared Kushner, a key adviser to President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, two sources confirmed to NBC News Monday. Kushner will be interviewed as part of an ongoing Senate inquiry into possible ties between associates of Trump and Russian operatives. Trump spokeswoman Hope Hicks told NBC that Kushner, who is married to Trump's eldest daughter, Ivanka, volunteered to talk to the Senate committee. "He doesn't have anything to hide," she said. During the transition, Kushner acted as a liaison between foreign governments and Trump officials. It is not unusual for presidential transitions to meet with foreign officials.

76-Year-Old Woman Missing in Northwest DC
76-Year-Old Woman Missing in Northwest DC

A 76-year-old woman has gone missing in in Northwest D.C., police say.