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Volunteers With Surfrider Foundation Transform Land Into Rain Garden

As residents wait for new projects to be built in the neighborhood near National's Park, some environmental activists are teaming up with a local developer to transform a construction site into a runoff-reducing rain garden.

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New Employment Site Compiles D.C. Region's 'Green Jobs'

Job seekers have a new online tool for finding green jobs across the region.

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Nitrogen-Eating Bacteria Helps Arlington Treat Waste Water

Local governments in Virginia are struggling to cope with new requirements to reduce the amount of pollution that's dumped into the Potomac River, and one of them has opted to take a novel approach.

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D.C. Sierra Club Dives Into Dumpsters To Enforce Recycling

It's 10 p.m. and Peter Bergen is elbow-deep in trash. "It smells just like what a Dumpster should smell like. Very fresh. Something you'd want to wake up to in the morning," Bergen says.

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Horseback Riders Fight To Reopen Reservoir Trail

Local horseback riders say they're at odds with the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission after the utility blocked access to a trail used by riders for decades.

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Big Tree Hunters Search For Champions

Every year conservationists from across the country compete in a contest to identify champions for The National Register of Big Trees. The organization responsible for the register, American Forests, unveils its new list of winners today.

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