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Ragged Mountain Reservoir To Move Forward In Virginia

The proposed new dam at Ragged Mountain Reservoir has taken a step forward.

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Algae In The Potomac Causing Skin Irritation And Nausea

Maryland health officials say potentially toxic blue-green algae has been found in the mouth of the Mattawoman Creek near Indian Head and the Potomac River, south of the creek, and they are urging residents to avoid swimming and other water contact in the area.

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Religious Leaders Seek To Boost Faith In Sustainability

Across the region, religious leaders are preaching the gospel of green, and taking part in interfaith efforts to advance "creation care"

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D.C. Leaders Eye No. 1 Slot in Green Power Competition

D.C. is currently number one on the Environmental Protection Agency's list of Green Power Communities. And District officials say they want city residents to join the fight to keep it that way.

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Wildlife Center of Virginia Integral In Bald Eagle's Comeback

The Wildlife Center of Virginia has released six rehabilitated bald eagles back into the wild this year, contributing to the comeback of the United States' national bird.

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Scientists: Ozone-related Health Problems Will Get Worse With Climate Change

Climatologists say the recent heat wave in the D.C. area may be a glimpse of our future. Average temperatures in the U.S. have risen faster than usual over the past several decades, and this may create health problems.

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