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Md. Officials Urge People Not To Move Firewood Due To Invasive Beetle

All Maryland counties west of the Chesapeake Bay and the Susquehanna river are under a firewood quarantine due to an invasive beetle, the emerald ashborer, spreading faster than expected.

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The Redskins Are Going Green

The Washington Redskins plans to install solar panels this September at FedExField in Landover Maryland. There'll also be panels installed in the stadium's parking lot.

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Mind-Controlling Parasites And Their Zombies

Zombies may be the stuff of nightmares, but zombification, it turns out, isn't all that unusual in the animal kingdom. And right here in our region there was recently a mysterious example of this mind-controlling behavior among insects.

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Virginia To Move To Alternative Fuels In State Vehicles

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has issued an executive order to shift Virginia's thousands of state vehicles to alternative fuels.

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Top Environmental Officials To Discuss Restoration Of Chesapeake Bay

The nation's top environmental official and several governors from Chesapeake Bay watershed states are gathering in Richmond to size up progress in the restoration of the bay.

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Farm Runoff Is A Significant Polluter Of Bay

Runoff from farms is one significant polluter of the Chesapeake Bay.

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