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Bay Game Puts Watershed Management In Hands Of Players

In June, congressional staffers will gather to play the Bay Game, a new tool developed by professors at the University of Virginia. The game is growing in popularity and was most recently played by students from seven universities across Virginia.

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The MoCo Agricultural Reserve: Its Purpose And What It's Done

More than 30 years ago, Montgomery County did something rather unusual to protect what was left of its rural character: It set aside a huge piece of land for agriculture. Laws have protected the land since then, but some worry they are also hindering other needs, like housing.

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The Season For Solar

The dog days of summer can be hard for businesses, as vacationers trade the boardroom for the boardwalk. But some members of D.C.'s solar thermal industry say summer is when the industry really heats up.

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Maryland Will Study Marcellus Shale Drilling

The state of Maryland will study drilling techniques, including fracking, to be used to extract natural gas from the Marcellus Shale formation in the state.

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Virginia Tech Shares Green Pest Control Technology Worldwide

With the world’s population growing, the pressure is on to produce more food on less land. The challenge is especially great in the tropics, where insects and fungi compete with farmers for edible crops. Now scientists from Virginia Tech are traveling the world, promoting powerful organic ways to protect plants.

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Arlington County Board Seeks To Reduce Emissions

Arlington County is trying to slash carbon dioxide emissions, but the community energy plan approved in May by the County Board doesn't include mandates or penalties for carbon dioxide reductions.

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