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Virginia Pushing For Regulations To Allow Public To Reclaim Used Water

Virginia is considered a water-rich state, yet during periods of minimal rain, the state struggles to maintain its potable water levels.

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Power Plant Generating Dangerous Emissions Over Potomac River

Dangerous emissions from the Potomac River generating station are wafting across the river into Ward 8, causing harmful breathing conditions, especially for those with respiratory problems.

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Volunteers With Surfrider Foundation Transform Land Into Rain Garden

As residents wait for new projects to be built in the neighborhood near National's Park, some environmental activists are teaming up with a local developer to transform a construction site into a runoff-reducing rain garden.

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New Employment Site Compiles D.C. Region's 'Green Jobs'

Job seekers have a new online tool for finding green jobs across the region.

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Nitrogen-Eating Bacteria Helps Arlington Treat Waste Water

Local governments in Virginia are struggling to cope with new requirements to reduce the amount of pollution that's dumped into the Potomac River, and one of them has opted to take a novel approach.

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D.C. Sierra Club Dives Into Dumpsters To Enforce Recycling

It's 10 p.m. and Peter Bergen is elbow-deep in trash. "It smells just like what a Dumpster should smell like. Very fresh. Something you'd want to wake up to in the morning," Bergen says.

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