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Farm Runoff Is A Significant Polluter Of Bay

Runoff from farms is one significant polluter of the Chesapeake Bay.

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D.C. Named One Of The Most Sustainable Cities In North America

Washington, D.C. is one of the most sustainable cities in North America, according to a study commissioned by the Siemens Corporation.

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University of Maryland Students Look For Watershed Moment at Solar Decathlon

What if every home in the Chesapeake Bay area was built with the bay in mind? Students at the University of Maryland say that’s exactly what their house – called WaterShed – for the U.S. Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon is all about.

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Virginia Pushing For Regulations To Allow Public To Reclaim Used Water

Virginia is considered a water-rich state, yet during periods of minimal rain, the state struggles to maintain its potable water levels.

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Power Plant Generating Dangerous Emissions Over Potomac River

Dangerous emissions from the Potomac River generating station are wafting across the river into Ward 8, causing harmful breathing conditions, especially for those with respiratory problems.

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