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No Room For Compost Pile? No Problem.

Apartment-dwellers now have a composting option: a relatively new company in the area is willing to pick up table scraps and help transform them into soil for gardens.

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USDA Hopes To Stem Spread Of Invasive Beetle

Federal authorities are asking campers to buy their firewood locally in an effort to stop the spread of an invasive beetle this Memorial Day weekend.

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High Water Brings Danger and Diversity

The Potomac River is rising high and moving fast. Experts say that can be dangerous for boaters, but good for biodiversity.

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Md. Governor To Sign Waste-To-Energy Bill

Maryland governor Martin O'Malley says he plans to sign a bill increasing incentives for incinerators that transform trash into energy.

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D.C. Water To Cut Pollution From Wastewater Plant By Half

D.C. Water says that by 2014 it will have completed an upgrade that will cut its pollution in half and generate electricity to power the its water treatment plant.

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O'Malley: New GM Electric Car Plant Represents Win For Md.

The first facility in the United States that will both produce electric motors and be backed by a major automaker is well on its way to calling White Marsh, Md. home.

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