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Virginia Lawmakers Still Debating Offshore Drilling

Virginia lawmakers are fighting for the state to get millions of dollars in revenue from allowing drilling off the state’s coast.

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Massey Slurry Pollution Case Preparing For Trail

Judges hearing a coal slurry pollution case against Massey Energy say any reference to a 2010 mine explosion is off limits at trial, along with certain phrases in opening statements.

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Bloomberg Philanthropies Pledges $50M for Clean Energy

New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg says now is the perfect time to talk about air quality.

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Maryland Rates Poorly On Power Plant Pollution

Maryland fared badly in new rankings on pollution from power plants, but state officials say the findings are based on outdated information.

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More Snakehead Fish Found In Maryland

The northern snakehead fish is extending its territory in Maryland.

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Fire At Washington Yacht Club Devastates Four Boats

Some bits of charred wood and the tip of a bow protruding from the water are all the remain of four boats that burned at the Washington Yacht Club in Southeast D.C. early this morning.

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Pepco Wants More Authority In Tree-Trimming In Montgomery County

In Maryland, Pepco is asking for more authority to trim trees in Montgomery County. But old wounds have yet to heal, meaning the utility is unlikely to get what it wants.

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