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The Ins And Outs Of Stormwater Management

Stormwater management is a big job, especially in big counties, like Fairfax, in Virginia.

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Maryland Governor Wades Into Septic Tank Battle

In Maryland, Gov. Martin O'Malley is stepping further into the debate over one of his top legislative priorities for this year: banning septic tanks in new developments.

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UVA, UMD Researchers Unveil Nitrogen Calculator

The University of Maryland and the University of Virginia have come up with an online Nitrogen Footprint Calculator that estimates how much nitrogen a person is responsible for releasing into the environment.

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Sea-Level Rise Already Affects Wildlife

Certain human communities in our region are grappling with flooding and expected rising sea levels. But wildlife in the region is also experiencing changes; sensitive ecosystems are already disappearing.

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Changing Sea Level Spotlights Virginia Coast

The Chesapeake Bay Region is experiencing sea-level rise more quickly than anywhere else on the Eastern Sea Board.

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Coyotes Are Here To Stay In D.C. Region

Coyote sightings are becoming commonplace in certain parts of the D.C. region, and some biologists say humans will have to adapt.

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