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Rare Black-Footed Ferrets Blossom At National Zoo

black-footed ferrets

There has been a baby boom at the National Zoo for an animal once thought to be extinct in the wild.

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New Oil Drilling Method Could Cause More Earthquakes

We may see more earthquakes in coming years, if oil companies begin a controversial drilling method in Virginia.

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More Than 100 Arrested Protesting Oil Pipeline

A Maryland state senator and more than 100 other people were arrested in front of the White House for protesting a proposal to build an oil pipeline from Canada to Texas.

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Obama Withdraws Suggested EPA Changes

President Obama is withdrawing proposed Environmental Protection Agency changes to national smog standards. The president said a science review is underway on the current ozone standard — and rules will be reconsidered in 2013. Needless to say, environmentalists aren't happy.
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Commentary by Mike Tidwell: Saying "No" To The Tar Sands Pipeline

Mike Tidwell is the director of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network -- and he says it's an especially appropriate time to consider our relationship to the environment.

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Scientist Sweats It Out In Salt Marshes To Study Pollution's Effects On Shore Birds

They may not know it, but a flock of shore birds from Chincoteague, Va., are proving very useful for one environmentalist studying the effects of mercury pollution.

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Talking Trash In Baltimore

One Baltimore retiree is on a quest to clean up his city's mini-landfills.

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