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McDonnell To Host Chesapeake Bay Executive Council Meeting

Governor Bob McDonnell will host the Chesapeake Bay Executive Council meeting with other governors in July, an announcement that comes at a time when a slew of new environmental laws are taking effect in the commonwealth.

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Homebuilders Group Sues EPA Over Bay Restoration

A homebuilders group is challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's strategy for restoring the Chesapeake Bay.

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New requirement alters the nature of environmental education in Maryland

Students are studying the life cycle of salamanders at the Audubon Society's Camp Woodend in Maryland.

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Va. Governor To Host Chesapeake Bay Restoration Meeting

The Chesapeake Bay Executive Council meeting, which will be hosted by Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, is set for July 11 in Richmond.

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McDonnell Seeking To Assist Tornado Victims In Southwest Virginia

Gov. Bob McDonnell is asking the U.S. Small Business Administration to assist tornado victims in southwest Virginia.

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Pilot Project Rain Gardens Soak Up Stormwater

The D.C. Department of Environment wants the public to change the way they think about stormwater.

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Virginians Seeing Increase In Ticks This Year

Some Virginians are seeing an increase in ticks this year. But those impressions can be difficult to confirm, as the state doesn’t have a reliable system in place to keep track of the insects.

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