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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
Strong Winds, Rain Expected in DC Area Monday Morning

Strong Winds, Rain Expected in DC Area Monday Morning

Storm Team4 said rain and winds are likely to slow down your commute, but the good news is that the heavier rain will start to fall toward the end of the morning rush.

Man Charged With Assault on DC Officers on Inauguration Day

Man Charged With Assault on DC Officers on Inauguration Day

Police in Washington say they've arrested a man who threw a rock at officers on Inauguration Day.

Inauguration Cleanup Could Stretch Into March

Inauguration Cleanup Could Stretch Into March

Crews were busy Sunday cleaning up after the inauguration of President Donald Trump and the Women's March on Washington. News4's Darcy Spencer reports on the progress so far, and how much longer it could take.

Metrorail Trips for Women's March Top 1 Million

Metrorail Trips for Women's March Top 1 Million

Metro said over the two days of the presidential inauguration and Women‘s March, trains, buses, and paratransit served over 2 million passenger trips. Metrorail trains provided 1.6 million trips over the...

2 Dead After Speeding Car Crashes Into Tree, Authorities Say

2 Dead After Speeding Car Crashes Into Tree, Authorities Say

Authorities said the deputy was running radar and spotted a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed along Route 606 (Old Ox Road) near Dulles West Boulevard around 1:30 a.m. Sunday.

Reversing Campaign Pledge, Trump Won't Release Taxes: Aide

Reversing Campaign Pledge, Trump Won't Release Taxes: Aide

Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump, said Sunday the president would not be releasing his tax returns, reversing months of repeated campaign-trail promises to do so after an audit is completed,...