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Cases Of Lyme Disease In Virginia And Maryland Increases

In recent years the number of cases of Lyme disease in Virginia and Maryland has grown as the ticks, which carry the disease multiply.

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Groundwork Aims To Make D.C. Community Greener

After growing up being able to play outside in his neighborhood, one lifelong Ward 7 resident is on a mission to provide the same for today's youth, and grow his community by making it greener.

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McDonnell Signs 8 Energy Bills Into Law

Some environmental groups are applauding eight pieces of legislation that Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell says will help Virginia become the clean energy capital of the East Coast, but they also say the Commonwealth has a lot of catching up to do to compete with other states seeking the same designation.

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Fairfax School Wins International Honor For Sustainability

Lanier Middle School's efforts to put environmentalism at the center of education have won them an award.

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Ash Trees Threatened By Pest In Howard County

A pest that has been killing ash trees in more than a dozen states has been found in Howard County, Md. The ash borer could threaten Baltimore's large ash tree population.

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Virginia Rep. Wants To Streamline Offshore Wind Projects

Virginia Congressman Rob Wittman (R) has introduced a bill to speed up offshore wind energy projects even before they reach the public hearing stage.

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Virginia Beaches Temporarily Closed Due To Bacteria Levels

Several Hampton Roads beaches along the Chesapeake Bay have been placed off limits to swimmers.

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