Hurricane Irene may have accomplished something positive by helping douse a fire that has been burning in Virginia's Great Dismal Swamp since Aug. 4.
Environmentalists in Virginia are divided over what should happen to millions of dollars that have been set aside to clean up a coal-fired power plant on the waterfront in Alexandria.
Federal and state officials are still scratching their heads over the source of this week's pollution in the Anacostia river.
Maryland's Howard County is calling on residents to put their leftovers to use through a new food scraps recycling program.
A religious group is joining the fight to maintain a ban on uranium mining in Virginia.
Initial tests indicated a presence of a petroleum-based substance in the Anacostia River, but when the U.S. Coast Guard followed up with a water assessment on Tuesday, they found no oil.
Farmers markets all across the region are currently filled with the bounty of this year's harvest. Come winter, state farmers will continue to grow -- but these crops will never make it to market.
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