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Environmental Groups Hope To Side With EPA In Bay Lawsuit

There's a legal battle brewing over the Environmental Protection Agency's plans to restore the Chesapeake Bay, and environmental groups are trying to join in.

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Deer Overpopulation Yields Disastrous Results For Forests

As an ever-rising population of white-tailed deer have bumped up against their human neighbors in the D.C. area, the results haven't been pretty. There were an estimated 88,000 deer-vehicle collisions in Virginia, Maryland, D.C., and Delaware last year.

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No Room For Compost Pile? No Problem.

Apartment-dwellers now have a composting option: a relatively new company in the area is willing to pick up table scraps and help transform them into soil for gardens.

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USDA Hopes To Stem Spread Of Invasive Beetle

Federal authorities are asking campers to buy their firewood locally in an effort to stop the spread of an invasive beetle this Memorial Day weekend.

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High Water Brings Danger and Diversity

The Potomac River is rising high and moving fast. Experts say that can be dangerous for boaters, but good for biodiversity.

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Md. Governor To Sign Waste-To-Energy Bill

Maryland governor Martin O'Malley says he plans to sign a bill increasing incentives for incinerators that transform trash into energy.

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