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Virginians Consider The Risks And Benefits Of Hydraulic Fracturing

With the dangers of nuclear power playing out in Japan, fighting in Libya pushing up oil prices, and environmentalists urging a reduction in dependence on coal, America is looking for energy alternatives.

One that seemed promising is natural gas. But critics say the process of getting gas from the ground may be risky, which is a question playing out in the Commonwealth.

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At The National Zoo, A Joint Recycling Effort

Earth Day is over, but the National Zoo is encouraging people -- and animals -- to keep recycling.

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Green Expo Encourages Small Changes for Clean Living

Making small changes can have a big impact on the environment, that's the message the town of Vienna, Va. had in mind for its Green Expo.

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D.C.'s Solar Industry Seeks Help From Council

D.C.'s solar industry says it's in crisis after one of the key ways to finance the panels is in jeopardy. Now, it's looking to the D.C. Council for help.

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Downtown D.C. Seeks To Be Seen As Eco-District

Businesses in downtown D.C. are trying to reinvent the area as an "eco-district," and they're taking steps to ensure it's more than just a name.

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On Earth Day, National Zoo Preaches And Practices Conservation

For Earth Day, the National Zoo is offering activities to teach children about conservation. But the Zoo is also trying to become a better steward of D.C.'s local environment.

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