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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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Horseback Riders Fight To Reopen Reservoir Trail

Local horseback riders say they're at odds with the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission after the utility blocked access to a trail used by riders for decades.

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Big Tree Hunters Search For Champions

Every year conservationists from across the country compete in a contest to identify champions for The National Register of Big Trees. The organization responsible for the register, American Forests, unveils its new list of winners today.

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Union Station Debuts Two Electric Car Charging Stations

For electric vehicle drivers in the city, charging up can sometimes prove challenging. Now, D.C. leaders hope two new chargers at Union Station will be a jolt for electric cars.

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Activists Take Plunge in Anacostia To Raise Awareness

Nearly three decades after a federal deadline passed requiring waterways to be fish-able and swim-able, the Anacostia River remains neither. Yesterday, advocates took the risky step of swimming in the river to raise awareness about the pollution.

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Rehoboth and Dewey Beaches' Waters Get Superstar Ratings

Just in time for the height of summer, Rehoboth and Dewey Beaches in Delaware received superstar ratings. The two are among the top four beaches in the country, according to a national report released on the water quality of America's beaches.

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