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U.S. Senate Mulls Rodent Eradication in MD, VA, DE

The U.S. Senate is considering expanding an effort to eradicate an invasive rodent in seven states including Maryland, Virginia and Delaware.

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U.S. House to Vote on Offshore Drilling in Virginia

The U.S. House is scheduled to vote today on legislation that could open Virginia waters to offshore oil and gas exploration.

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House Passes Bill to Reopen Virginia Coastal Water to Drilling

The U.S. House has passed a bill that would reopen areas off Virginia's coast to oil and gas drilling, reversing the Obama administration decision to halt all lease sales there in the wake of the BP oil disaster.

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Montgomery County Passes Bag Tax

Ready your totes, Montgomery County. At the start of next year, shoppers in the county will have to pay for disposable bags.

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Prince Charles Visits Urban Farm in D.C.

An urban farm in Washington D.C. got the royal treatment Tuesday as England's Prince Charles flew in to tour it.

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Potomac River Gets A 'D' In Health

The annual Chesapeake Bay water quality "report card" does not contain good news for the Potomac River. The river quality dropped in 2010 from the year before, but scientists say the decline could have been even worse due to the rising population.

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Enviro Group Calls On Federal Government For Anacostia Cleanup

A local nonprofit is calling for more federal involvement in the ongoing effort to clean up the Anacostia River.

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