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Environmentalists Differ On Alexandria Coal-Fired Power Plant

Environmentalists in Virginia are divided over what should happen to millions of dollars that have been set aside to clean up a coal-fired power plant on the waterfront in Alexandria.

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Still No ID On Anacostia River Spill Substance

Federal and state officials are still scratching their heads over the source of this week's pollution in the Anacostia river.

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Howard County Sees Environmental And Economic Potential In Composting

Maryland's Howard County is calling on residents to put their leftovers to use through a new food scraps recycling program.

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Religious Group Joins Fray Opposing Va. Uranium Mining

A religious group is joining the fight to maintain a ban on uranium mining in Virginia.

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Tests Show No Oil In Substance Found In Anacostia River

Initial tests indicated a presence of a petroleum-based substance in the Anacostia River, but when the U.S. Coast Guard followed up with a water assessment on Tuesday, they found no oil.

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Md. Farmers Flock To Nitrogen-Eating 'Cover Crops'

Farmers markets all across the region are currently filled with the bounty of this year's harvest. Come winter, state farmers will continue to grow -- but these crops will never make it to market.

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Coast Guard To Continue Testing On Substance Spilled In Anacostia

The U.S. Coast Guard is now the lead agency tasked with determining just exactly what was spilled onto the Anacostia River near Benning Road NE. Thus far, authorities have been unable to determine the source of the contamination despite extensive tests.

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