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The Season For Solar

The dog days of summer can be hard for businesses, as vacationers trade the boardroom for the boardwalk. But some members of D.C.'s solar thermal industry say summer is when the industry really heats up.

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Rising Temperatures Heat Up Solar Industry

The owner of a D.C.-based solar heating company says business always picks up when people have sun on their minds.

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Maryland Will Study Marcellus Shale Drilling

The state of Maryland will study drilling techniques, including fracking, to be used to extract natural gas from the Marcellus Shale formation in the state.

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D.C. Wastewater Treatment Plant To Make Electricity From Waste

The District's Wastewater Treatment Plant, one of the largest in the world, is getting new technology to generate electricity from waste and cut the plant's nitrogen pollution in half.

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GM Breaks Ground On Electric Motor Facility In Maryland

Proponents of green manufacturing at the state and national level gathered in White Marsh, Md., Tuesday to break ground on a new facility at General Motors' Baltimore Operation.

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Consider This: Promoting Renewable Energy

Big news stories seemed to have followed one upon the other in recent weeks, with a result that our attention to each is relatively short-lived. There was the earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the uprisings in Egypt and Libya, the huge stories about the death of Osama bin Laden, followed by the record floodings in large parts of our country.

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