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D.C. Biodiesel Entrepreneur Sees Fuel's Future In Fryer Grease

For one District resident, a search for a new charge in life led him to an environmental quest to help convert vehicles to biodiesel fuel.

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Judge Throws Out Chesapeake Residents' Coal Ash Lawsuit

Hundreds of Chesapeake, Virginia, residents plan to refile a $1 billion coal ash lawsuit against Dominion Virginia Power after a judge threw it out last week, according to the Associated Press.

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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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