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Minister Is On A Mission To Help The Anacostia River

The Anacostia River is eight miles long and home to a diversity of birds and fish. These days, however, you're more likely to spot a soda bottle floating downstream than a sturgeon, shad or striped bass. But one local minister is on a mission to save the river.

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DC Water GM Says Ruling Could Affect Water Bills

A judge's ruling requiring federal regulators to come up with tougher pollution standards for the Anacostia River has the head of the DC Water District's water utility concerned.

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Virginia Lawmakers Still Debating Offshore Drilling

Virginia lawmakers are fighting for the state to get millions of dollars in revenue from allowing drilling off the state’s coast.

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Massey Slurry Pollution Case Preparing For Trail

Judges hearing a coal slurry pollution case against Massey Energy say any reference to a 2010 mine explosion is off limits at trial, along with certain phrases in opening statements.

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Bloomberg Philanthropies Pledges $50M for Clean Energy

New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg says now is the perfect time to talk about air quality.

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Maryland Rates Poorly On Power Plant Pollution

Maryland fared badly in new rankings on pollution from power plants, but state officials say the findings are based on outdated information.

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More Snakehead Fish Found In Maryland

The northern snakehead fish is extending its territory in Maryland.

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