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O'Malley To Establish Research Group To Study Septic Tank Pollution

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is putting together a group to study pollution from septic systems.

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AU To Install D.C.'s Largest Solar Panel System

American University says it is installing Washington's largest solar power system.

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Power Breakfast: Border Security Vs. Environment

From Capitol News Connection - Today two Utah Republicans hold a joint Congressional hearing to highlight the thorny relationship between environmental protection and border security.

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Catholic University Students Recognized For Solar Picnic Table

Six students at Catholic University received $3,000 to split amongst themselves for designing a solar picnic table.

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Stink Bugs May Be Reunited With Old Nemesis

Stink Bugs were introduced from Asia to Allentown, Penn., in the '90s and have been spreading outward, including to the D.C. region. They're a nuisance in homes, but for farmers they're a dangerous pest that can destroy crops. The USDA is looking to control the insects by importing their natural predator: parasitic Asian wasp.

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Md. Official: Natural Gas 'Fracking' Should Be Reviewed

Maryland’s environment secretary is urging Congress to take a more active role in regulating the mining process known as hydraulic fracturing.

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Md. Officials Argue For Fracking Regulation At Hill Hearing

Congress is taking a closer look at the issue of hydraulic fracturing and Maryland's cautious approach to it.

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